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Colin William Hannam Woonton

Image of Gravestone at Purewa Cemetery provided by Paul Baker December 2013 - This image may be subject to copyright
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin William Hannam AWMM
  • Surname
    Woonton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ429055 AWMM
    • WWII NZ4290575 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Empire Flying Scheme AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Commercial traveller/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 10.5 inches AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He served in 75 (NZ) Squadron and completed his bombing sorties over Europe after D-day.

    Husband of Maree; father of Sue, Elizabeth, Lesley. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    14 March 2009 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    St Heliers BaySt Heliers AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Kidney Garden J Bronze Plot 29 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 March 200 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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16 June 2016RobertTauranga, AucklandOther Relative
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