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Selwyn Hamilton Sharp

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Selwyn Hamilton AWMM
  • Surname
    Sharp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 402527 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 December 1918 Cemetery Records
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 35 Galvin Street, Ellerslie AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs J. W. Sharp (mother), Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Awatea AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Jun 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag Luft III, Sagan, Germany WO 392, German and Germany Occupied Territories, Air Forces
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 88 AWMM

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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  • Sharp was most likely taken prisoner in the village of Eppe Sauvage after a crash of his Squadron 460 RAAF. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 March 1993 Cemetery Records
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery Glen Eden Auckland New Zealand AWMM Waikumete Cemetery, Memorial Tree, Row Mt, Plot 0Mt AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    'Eight Men Missing' Gisborne Herald, 8 June 1942
    https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/GISH19420608.2.15?
    Further Reference
  • 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

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10 January 2022Bernard FranceResearcher

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