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Laurie Compton

Taken on enlistment New Zealand Air force

Taken on enlistment

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Laurie AWMM
  • Surname
    Compton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 405738 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 December 1919 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    27 12 1919 Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Birth certificate
  • Place of birth
    Caterton Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    54 High Street
    Caterton Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family papers
  • Post war occupation
    Electrician Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Katherine Compton Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family
  • Relationship status
    Mother Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1939-45 STAR
    AIRCREW EUROPE STAR WITH CLASP
    FRANCE & GERMANY
    DEFENCE MEDAl
    THE WAR MEDAL
    THE NEW ZEALAND WAR SERVICE MEDAL Public - Christine - Direct descendant - 5 November 2018 - Have medals

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    RCAF, 3 Wireless School, Winnipeg, Manitoba Base Record
    Course 1: Class 43. Graduation Date: 19/03/1943. AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    23 9 1939 Public - Christine - Direct descendant - 5 November 2018 - Military file
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Electrician Public - Christine - Direct descendant - 5 November 2018 - Family
  • Age on enlistment
    19 Public - Christine - Direct descendant - 5 November 2018 - Military file

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Orcades 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    10 10 1989 Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family
  • Age at death
    80 Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family
  • Place of death
    Australia Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family
  • Cause of death
    Various causes Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Ashes scattered at sea Public - Christine - Child - 2 November 2018 - Family
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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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

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05 November 2018Christine EnglandDirect descendant
02 November 2018 Christine EnglandChild

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