William P. AWMM
Also known as
- Moffat AWMM
- Will AWMM
- Mawhete AWMM
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Son of The Hon. William Moffat, M.L.C., and of Kathleen Moffat (nee McGline or McGlone), of Palmerston North
Three brothers served in WW2: Alan Vincent Moffatt (458861); William Moffat (RNZAF) and Joseph Raymon Moffat (NZ424871). Will flew Lancasters over Europe. Joe flew fighters over Italy and was killed in 1945. Alan fought as an officer with the 28 (Maori) Battlion.
Name spelled vaiously as Moffatt and Mofat. Mother's maiden name spelled as McGlone by CWGC (October 2010)
Auckland Museum, Scars on the Heart Gallery. Item on display is: a hat and souvenirs taken from a German padre killed at Faenza are on display at the Auckland War Memorial Museum exhibition 'Slogging up Italy' of 'Scars on the Heart'. Alan Moffat (458861) is quoted, 'I was lucky, he was unlucky.' AWMM
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- Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
Martyn, E. (2008). vol. 3 p. 609 AWMM
- Mawhete, Rangi. Papers. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-96/39. AWMM
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