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Vernon George Ashbolt

'NEW ZEALAND AIRMEN ABROAD.—New Zealanders who graduated from the Royal Canadian Air Force Conversion Training Squadron at an R.C.A.F. station on December 2 and received their wings as pilots. Left to right: Sergeants D. G. Ivey, Ashburton; V. H. Simmons, Mount Eden, Auckland; V. G. Ashbolt, 121 Salisbury street, Christchurch; H. W. Uru, Christchurch; T. S.[sic] Cox, Napier'. The Press, 9 February 1943.

'NEW ZEALAND AIRMEN ABROAD.—New Zealanders who graduated from the Royal Canadian Air Force Conversio …

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Identity

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    Vernon George AWMM
  • Surname
    Ashbolt AWMM
  • Ingoa
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    • WWII NZ416074 AWMM
    • WWII 416074 AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

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  • Birth
    7 February 1917 Family source
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Service

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    • WWII NZ416074 AWMM
    • WWII 416074 AWMM
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    SGT PILOT as at 9 February 1943 Public - John - Researcher - 14 October 2020 - Photo dated 9 February 1943

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Biographical information

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Death

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    24 April 1964 Public - John - Researcher - 14 October 2020 - BDM record number 1964/28223
  • Age at death
    47 Public - John - Researcher - 14 October 2020 - BDM record number 1964/28223
  • Place of death
    Not known Public - John - Researcher - 14 October 2020 - BDM record number 1964/28223
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  • In loving memory of my darling Dad who left us far too soon in 1964 aged 47yrs. I was just 15 years of age when you passed so sadly we had no time to get to know each other as adults. Rest in Peace dear Dad l will never forget you. Till we meet again. Your loving daughter Christine 🙏
    Public - Christine May - Child - 3 March 2017
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    • 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
    • New Zealand, World War II Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations, 1939–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM

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14 October 2020JohnPerth WAResearcher
03 March 2017Christine MayAustralia Child

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