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Kelvin Drummond Purdie

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Portrait, K.D. Purdie January 1943 as a "raw LAC at RNZAF, Harewood, aged 19" - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, K.D. Purdie January 1943 as a "raw LAC at RNZAF, Harewood, aged 19" - This image may be su …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kelvin Drummond AWMM
  • Surname
    Purdie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Snow AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 620504 AWMM
    • WWII NZ43131 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 December 1923 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 28 May 1942 AWMM 66 Hills Road, Shirley, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Louise Evelyn Purdie (mother), 66 Hills Road, Shirley, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 October 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and 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, WWII AWMM
    5 foot 11 1.5 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Christchurch RSA. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    2 February 2016 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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  • References
    • 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
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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