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Geoffrey Wallace Bibby

Portrait, Lieutenant Geoffrey Wallace Bibby (NZ1947) in uniform with ribbons, taken in 1945. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Lieutenant Geoffrey Wallace Bibby (NZ1947) in uniform with ribbons, taken in 1945. - This …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey Wallace AWMM
  • Surname
    Bibby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ1947 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 January 1922 AWMM WaipukurauHawkes Bay AWMM
    Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    • Squadron Leader AWMM
      RAF 1950-1972 Air Defence (Squadron Leader) AWMM
    • 5196 AWMM
      Teacher in New Zealand 1972-1985 AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Edward Bibby (father), Waipawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 November 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Royal New Zealand Air Force, Portage, La Prairie, Canada AWMM
    • Various RAF Stations in England AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    School teacher/Civilian 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
    Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
    Fully Fit AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Napier RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    IN HONOUR: New Zealand’s surviving WWII veterans (Stuff.co.nz). Published 25 April 2020.
    https://interactives.stuff.co.nz/2020/in-honour/index.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
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