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Robert Thomas McConnell

  • Service number
    • WWII NZ428004 AWMM
    • WWII 428004 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Bob AWMM
    • Bob Public - Stoney - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - Death notice; Rotorua Daily Post, 16 November 2020
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    McConnell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bob AWMM
    • Bob Public - Stoney - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - Death notice; Rotorua Daily Post, 16 November 2020
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ428004 AWMM
    • WWII 428004 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
    WW2 3 Temple St., Gisborne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe Public - Stoney - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - Family history
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ428004 AWMM
    • WWII 428004 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, 206 Sqn RAF. Liberator aircraft Public - Stoney - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - Family history

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
    Flying Officer Public - Stoney - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - Family history

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 November 2020 Death Notice
    Age 97 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 November 2020 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - Death notice; Rotorua Daily Post, 16 November 2020
  • Age at death
    97 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - Death notice; Rotorua Daily Post, 16 November 2020
  • Place of death
    Rotorua Public - Stoney - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - Death notice; Rotorua Daily Post, 16 November 2020
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Rotorua Daily Post, 16 November 2020 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • 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
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.606 AWMM
    • New Zealand, World War II Ballot Lists, 1940–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • New Zealand, World War II Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations, 1939–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM

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