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Wilfred Walter Armstrong

Runnymede Air Force Memorial to the Missing, Surrey, England.

Runnymede Air Force Memorial to the Missing, Surrey, England.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Armstrong AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 425875 AWMM
    • WWII NZ425875 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 425875 AWMM
    • WWII NZ425875 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Mauretania AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Air Accident, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wilfred was the son of William Henry and Clare Armstrong (nee Hulbert) of Christchurch, New Zealand and the husband of Clarice Corrie Armstrong also of Christchurch. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 19 September 2020 - research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 October 1946 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1082944
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

Contributors

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19 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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