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Edward Francis Edwards

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Portrait, Ted Edwards, taken in England, 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Edwards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ted AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ412303 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
    Royal New Zealand Air Force ITS and EFTS AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 13 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    School teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 injury, admitted to hospital in Ely AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jean for 68 years.

    A Welshman

    Ted relinquished his Commission on 1 June 1947, however he had an Extended Service Commission with the Royal Air Force (59653) from July 1947- July 1951. He retired from the Reserve in 1972.

    He received the George Cross Island Malta Medal. General Service (UK). Awarded for service in Asia after the war.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    20 January 2014 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Onerahi Cemetery, Onerahi, Whangarei, New Zealand AWMM H. Plot 313 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald, 22 January 2014 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Thompson, H. (1959). vol. 3 p. 182 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald, 22 January 2014 AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
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