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Ronald Herbert Fitchett

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  F_006. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel F_006. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitchett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 41620 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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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 Awatea 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Elfrieda Fitchett, of Wanganui, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    SyriaMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Damascas Commonweath War Cemetery AWMM Coll. grave Q. 126-127. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories 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/2937249
    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

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