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Walter Gordon Fenton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Fenton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ391858 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
    • Ground School, Weraroa 18.12.1939- Trainee Air Gunner AWMM
    • AOS Ohakea mid Jan 1940 - Lewis Gun Course & 10 hours flying experience AWMM
    • OTU, Aston Downs 29.5.1940 -Air Gunners Badge AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 21 September 1939 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Dairy Farm Employee (Waimana, Bay of Plenty)/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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded when shot down at Middle Wallop, 15 August 1940 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Repatriated to NZ June 1943 and relinquished his commission in New Zealand

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

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
  • References
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p. 141-143 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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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