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Edmond William Francis Gabites

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edmond William Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Gabites AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 413055 AWMM
    • WWII NZ413055 AWMM
    • 133165 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 December 1918 AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) AWMM
    "Flight Lieutenant Gabites has proved himself an exceptionally determined and skilful navigator. He has participated in many sorties, involving attacks on military targets and small heavily defended installations in enemy-occupied territory. The successes obtained are a fine tribute to this officers sterling qualities." Hanson, p. 199 AWMM

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 1991 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery Palmerston North New Zealand AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • 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
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.199 AWMM

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