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Norman Leonard Foster

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Foster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 413402 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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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

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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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

Death

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  • Death
    28 July 2008 AWMM
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  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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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

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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 29 July 2008 AWMM

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04 February 2020CarenDarwin AustraliaDirect descendant
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