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Arthur Edmund Clouston

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Portrait of Wing Commander Arthur Edmund Clouston, Auckland Weekly News, 27 October 1943. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19431027-20-36. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Wing Commander Arthur Edmund Clouston, Auckland Weekly News, 27 October 1943. Auckland L …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Edmund AWMM
  • Surname
    Clouston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 29162 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 April 1908 AWMM MotuekaTasman 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
    Inter War 10 August 1930 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Secondhand car dealer/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert Edmund and Ruby Alexandra Clouston, of Upper Moutere, Nelson

    Two brothers, Falcon Nelson Clouston (40990) and Arthur Edmund Clouston (29162) served with the RAF. Falcon was killed May 1940

    Sailed to England 1930

    Recalled to RAF 1939 as Squadron Leader
    Loaned to the RNZAF, September 1947 - August 1945, RNZAF, Ohakea

    Test pilot at Farnborough

    Retired to Cornwall

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July - 31 October 1940 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    1 January 1984 AWMM
    St MerrynCornwall AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p. 74-79 AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1989). Men of the Battle of Britain. Norwich, England: Gliddon Books. AWMM
      p. 78-79 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
      p. 561-2 AWMM
    • Clouston, A. (1954). The dangerous skies. London, England: Cassell and Company. AWMM
    • Ministry for Culture and Heritage. (2012). New Zealanders serving with RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, 10 July – 31 October 1940. [A list compiled by Ministry for Culture and Heritage with Errol Martyn]. AWMM

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