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Gordon Lawrence Hargraves


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  • Forenames
    Gordon Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Hargraves AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ431911 AWMM
    • WWII 431611 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


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ431911 AWMM
    • WWII 431611 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    27 April 2020 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    FranklinAuckland Province AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
    HARGRAVES, Gordon Lawrence. RNZAF NZ431911 On 27th April 2020 at Franklin Village Rest Home, Pukekohe, after a good innings, aged 95 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Kathleen for 53 years, and also the late Gwendoline. Much loved Dad of the late Peter; loved and respected father and father in law of Brian and Dorothy, Keith and Jeanette. Loved and treasured Grandad and Great Grandad. A kind and loving gentleman, now at peace, who will be sadly missed. Due to the current circumstances a private cremation will take place, and a celebration of Gordon's life held at a later date. The New Zealand Herald on Apr. 29, 2020. AWMM
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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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