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Douglas Alan Drury

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Douglas Alan Drury, Navigator

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Alan AWMM
  • Surname
    Drury AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 2049 AWMM
    • WWII 132078 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    • 5 January 1920 Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
    • 5 January 1921 Public - Kevin - Child - 28 April 2019 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Timaru Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Company Director Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alan Drury, Timaru Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
  • Relationship status
    Father Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 2049 AWMM
    • WWII 132078 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 Mariposa 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Margaret Eileen DRURY, 240 High St, Carterton; eldest son of Mr and Mrs A DRURY, 70 Marston Rd, Timaru; brother of Bruce, Olive, Betty, John, and Ezra. Public - Elli - Researcher - 27 June 2020 - Newspaper: Deaths [Press (Christchurch) 25nov1968 p25]

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    23 November 1968 Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
  • Age at death
    48 Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
  • Place of death
    Masterton Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
  • Cause of death
    Skin Cancer Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Clareville, Carterton Public - Kevin - Child - 17 July 2018 - Family Papers
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Memorials

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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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27 June 2020ElliWellington, New ZealandResearcher
28 April 2019KevinMastertonChild

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