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Bruce John Shirley

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Bruce Shirley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce John AWMM
  • Surname
    Shirley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ433366 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 Gwen; father of Adrienne, Brenda

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 August 2005 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    WhangamataCoromandel District 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, August 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Thinking of you always 💋💋
    Public - Brenda Joy - Child - 25 April 2021
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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, August 2005 AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 8), Archives New Zealand, R21465683, AAYT AWMM
    • Allison, D., Richards, R., & Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. (2009). Flying navy : the story of new zealanders who flew in the fleet air arm in world war i and world war ii and the roll of honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland [N.Z.] : Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM

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25 April 2021Brenda JoyAucklandChild
25 April 2020BrendaAuckland, New ZealandChild

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