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Alan Antill Gawith

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Antill AWMM
  • Surname
    Gawith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41012 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 May 1916 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 1938 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Law Clerk/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 11 October 1940 - Damaged a JU88.

    8 March 1941 - Damaged a HE 119 and DO 17. In a bombing attack early May destroyed an entire telephone system of German Bomber Group Deurne. He was awarded the DFC

    Transferred to RNZAF 1 January 1944

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

Death

About death

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  • Death
    Mar 2013 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
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  • Place of death
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p. 164-167 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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13 May 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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