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David Alexander Abbot

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbot AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ401219 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Levin AWMM
    • Ohakea AWMM
    • Old Sarum, Manby, UK AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 7 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 22 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Back and chest wounds. Admitted to Hospital at Ely and Halton AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Gavin Melville Abbot (WW1 13/280).

    Husband of Heather; father of Deidre, Jillian and Lynne

    Four sons, brothers served in WW2 David Alexander (A 401219) James Duncan (NZ39713) and Newton Bishop Abbot (NZ451389) and Gavin Malcolm Abbot (80132).

    On embarkation Leading Aricraftman Abbot was an air gunner

    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF (7 May 1940 to 17 October 1943)

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    12 July 2007 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Hanson, p. 49 AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
      Taylor, p. 68 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 2007 AWMM

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