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George Willis Kidd

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Portrait of Flying Officer George Willis Kidd, Auckland Weekly News, 8 August 1945. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19450808-26-47. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Flying Officer George Willis Kidd, Auckland Weekly News, 8 August 1945. Auckland Librari …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Willis AWMM
  • Surname
    Kidd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Willis AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ417068 AWMM
    • WWII 133450 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 May 1920 AWMM TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • 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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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Elva for 62 years; father of Alison, Stewart, Glenys.

    Attached as Flying Officer, 1562 Meteorological Flight, Royal Air Force, Sierra Leone.

    Known as Willis. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    17 December 2009 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki 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, 19 December 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.289 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (2008). Vol.3, p.603, ref.119 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
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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