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Trevor Raymond Teague

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Portrait, Trevor Raymond Teague, 23 October 1945 with his girlfriend, later wife, Alma Coutts, Christchurch - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Trevor Raymond Teague, 23 October 1945 with his girlfriend, later wife, Alma Coutts, Chris …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Trevor Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Teague AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ427082 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 December 1923 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.F.D. Teague (mother), 383 Armagh Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 April 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • RNZAF Taieri 11.7.1942-17.10.1942 AWMM
    • RNZAF Wigram 17.10.1942-28.2.1943 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Airman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      France, Europe AWMM
      5 June 1944 AWMM
      Flying Officer Teague was shot down on 28 May 1944 and he managed to evade capture until 5 June 1944. AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag Luft VII, Bankau, Poland AWMM
      03 Jul 1944-20 January 1945 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Luckenwalde AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag Luft VII, Bankau, Poland AWMM
      From 20 January to 8 February 1945 Flying Officer Teague was on a forced march from Bankau POW camp to Luckenwalde. AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 26 May 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    240/L7 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trevor Teague was one of the first three former ATC Cadets to enter the Royal New Zealand Air Force and gain pilots wings in New Zealand.

    The photo taken on 23 October 1945 was when Trevor Teague returned to Christchurch, he was met by his girlfiend Alma Coutts. They were married on 13 September 1947 and in 1998 had celebrated 51 years together.

    Alma died in 2010.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998. 622 Squadron was formed from C Flight of 15 Squadron on 10 August 1943 initially flying Stirling IIIs and from January 1944 Lancaster Is. It was part of 3 Group and was based at Mildenhall, Suffolk. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    2007 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • 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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Sources

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