Also known as
WWI 4/112A AWMM
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Alfred Masters (father), Selwood Road, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
Medals and Awards
- 1914-1915 Star AWMM
- British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
- Victory Medal with oak leaf AWMM
- Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
MiD. London Gazette, 4 January 1917, p262, Rec No 440: For good work and devotion to duty during the period August 28th/October 2nd 1916. On September 16th when his Company was working under very heavy shellfire and his Company C.O. was killed and all other Officers wounded, Lieutenant Masters by his coolness and personal example was the means of keeping the men of his Platoon working on the digging of a most important communication trench to one of the captured trenches AWMM
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George Masters was the son of Alfred and Alice Lydia Masters of 207 Selwood Road, Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Attached to the RFC as an observer October 1916 AWMM
Arras Flying Services Memorial, Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
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Honouring my Great Uncle George, shot down over Arras while serving as gunner on an FE 2b plane. (*note; a rebuilt FE 2b, an extraordinary rear propeller craft, now flies the NZ skies, as can be seen via The Vintage aviator site. The gunner stood, completely exposed, in the nose).
Public - Jennifer Lyndsay - Direct descendant - 24 April 2017
Remembering my Great Uncle George; a kind, gentle man who served with extraordinary valour.
Public - Jennifer Lyndsay - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
|29 March 2015||Jennifer Lyndsay||Auckland new Zealand||Other Relative||
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