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Keith Kingsmill John Coleman

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Flight Sergeant K K J Coleman DFM -  of Blenheim.

Flight Sergeant K K J Coleman DFM - of Blenheim.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Keith Kingsmill John AWMM
  • Surname
    Coleman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ40717 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 March 1918 AWMM 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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  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Clare; father of Sue, Christine, Peter, Andrew, John

    Embarked for overseas service as an Air Gunner. Rank unknown

    Flight Sergeant with RAF Bomber Command. He flew 80 missions as a rear gunner over Europe in World War 11. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    20 May 2010 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    MatamataWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 29 May 2010

    Obituary: Weekend Herald 29 May 2010, c.29 AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    Thompson, H. (1959). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vol III). Wellington: Dept of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital Copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-3RAF.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald 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
      p.73 AWMM
    • 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.130 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3, p.589, ref.33 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      An article. (2004, June 9). AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 29 May 2010 AWMM
    • Weekend Herald AWMM
      Obituary: 29 May 2010, c.29 AWMM

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