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Richard Bruce Bolt

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Portrait of Richard Bolt,  (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Kate MacPherson 1275-2175. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Richard Bolt, (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Kate MacPherson 1275-2175. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    Bolt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    R. B. Bolt AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ4210079 AWMM
    • Vietnam 70119 AWMM
    • R70119 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 16 July 1923 AWMM AWMM
    • 16 July 1923 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot AWMM
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 3 September 1942 Hanson
    • 5 June 1957 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Chief of Air Staff, Royal New Zealand Air Force, September 1974 to October 1976. Honorary Aide-de-Camp to HM Governor General, 9 November 1962 to 8 November 1963. Source: Hanson, By Such Deeds, p.88.

    Air Force Staff visit to Vietnam. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 July 2014 RNZAF Roll of Honour (December 2016)
    Lower HuttWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Karori, Wellington AWMM Cremation AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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