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Ronald Graham Watts

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Ron Watts portrait. Image kindly provided by Bronwyn Barnard carer of Doug Graham (2008). Image may be subject to copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Graham AWMM
  • Surname
    Watts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ron AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ404974 AWMM
    • NZ404972 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 March 1916 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 18 Woodward Road, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of June; father of Judy, Tom, Richard

    Service number listed in NZHerald as NZ404972 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 2009 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 29 August 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Avondale Baptist Church, 1939-1945, Corner Blockhouse Bay Road and New North Road, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Wings over Cambridge website. Biography.
    http://www.cambridgeairforce.org.nz/Ron%20Watts%20Main.htm
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Goodwin, T. (2010). Thine, O Lord, is the victory. Auckland, N.Z.: T. Goodwin. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Goodwin, T. (2010). Thine, O Lord, is the victory. Auckland, N.Z.: T. Goodwin. AWMM
      p. 29-30, includes photographs AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.593, [ref.55] AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Vol. 2, pp. 224-225, 266, 365-366, 440). AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 29 August 2009 AWMM
    • 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
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