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Harold Raymond Kelsey

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Kelsey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 4213900 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Public - Stoney - Researcher - 10 May 2020 - Death notice, NZ Herald 9 May 2020
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 4213900 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Pilot Officer, Navigator, Grumman TBF Avenger aircraft Public - Stoney - Researcher - 10 May 2020 - http://www.cambridgeairforce.org.nz/30%20Squadron%20Roll%20Call.htm#30SqnDeath notice, NZ Herald 9 May 2020

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 April 2020 Death Notice
    Age 96 AWMM
    North Shore CityAuckland Death Notice
  • Date of death
    30 April 2020 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 10 May 2020 - Death notice; NZ Herald 9 May 2020
  • Age at death
    96 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 10 May 2020 - Death notice; NZ Herald 9 May 2020
  • Place of death
    North Shore Hospital, Auckland Public - Stoney - Researcher - 10 May 2020 - Death notice; NZ Herald 9 May 2020
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Published in New Zealand Herald May, 9th 2020.
    KELSEY, Harold Raymond. Passed away 30th April 2020 at North Shore Hospital, aged 96 years. Loved husband of Betty for 71 years. Loved father of Ruth, Robert and Joy. Father in law of Brian, Rhonda and Kevin. Dearly loved grandfather of Donna, Jodi, Keri, Teresa, Tania, Rebekah, Mike, Phil and Brad; and 13 Great grandchildren. Served in the RNZAF No: 4213900 during WW2 in 30th and 31st Squadrons. Many fond memories. You will be forever in our hearts. AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    'Wings over Cambridge' 30 Squadron, Roll of Honour
    http://www.cambridgeairforce.org.nz/30%20Squadron%20Roll%20Call.htm#30Sqn
    Further Reference
  • 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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