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Douglas Robert Bagnall

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  • Service number
    • WWII NZ2354 AWMM
    • WWII 43021 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Douglas Rivers Bagnall AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Wing Commander Haigh and Polaschek, New Zealand and The Distinguished Service Order
  • War
Portrait of Acting Squadron Leader Douglas Robert Bagnall, Auckland Weekly News, 27 May 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19420527-22-26. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Acting Squadron Leader Douglas Robert Bagnall, Auckland Weekly News, 27 May 1942. Sir Ge …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Douglas Robert AWMM
    • Douglas Rivers Public - Andrew Stuart - Other relative - 19 May 2020 - Family oral history. This man is my uncle, my father's brother.
  • Surname
    Bagnall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Douglas Rivers Bagnall AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ2354 AWMM
    • WWII 43021 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 September 1918 Haigh and Polaschek, New Zealand and The Distinguished Service Order Haigh and Polaschek, New Zealand and The Distinguished Service Order
  • Date of birth
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Service

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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    1938 Haigh and Polaschek, New Zealand and The Distinguished Service Order Civil servant/Civilian Haigh and Polaschek, New Zealand and The Distinguished Service Order
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    23 September 1965 AWMM Wing Commander Haigh and Polaschek, New Zealand and The Distinguished Service Order

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Commanding Officer, 40 Squadron, Royal Air Force, 1943. Source: Haigh and Polaschek, New Zealand and The Distinguished Service Order, p.298.

    Attended King's College and Victoria University College. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    2001 AWMM
    HerefordHereford AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
    Douglas Rivers Bagnall, Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Rivers_Bagnall
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • 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
      p.2123 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
      p.298 AWMM

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19 May 2020Andrew StuartAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
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