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Norman Leonard Foster

L-R: Sgt. N. Dear, Fl/Sgt. N.L Foster, Sgt. R.W Williams, Sgt. P. Beever, Fl/Sgt. W. J. Cole, Fl/Sgt. P. E. Godfrey and Sgt. F. H. Fishpool

462 Squadron crew

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  • Title
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    Norman Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Foster AWMM
  • Ingoa
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    WWII 413402 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 June 1919 RNZAF Embarkation Roll (R17845762) Frankton JunctionWaikato RNZAF Embarkation Roll (R17845762)
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Prisoner of war

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  • WWII Pilot Officer. Served with No 614 Squadron RAF, subsequently a Prisoner of War. Husband of Margaret. Ref; Martyn E W, For Your Tomorrow Vol 3 P 600 Ref [97]. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    28 July 2008 AWMM
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  • Norman otherwise known as Doc was an amazing man. He was extremely proud of his wartime service and contributed to the Naval Association for many years. He is dearly missed.
    Public - Caren - Direct descendant - 4 February 2020



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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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 29 July 2008 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM


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27 March 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
04 February 2020CarenDarwin AustraliaDirect descendant

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