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Russell Williden Kerr Ainge

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Russell Williden Kerr AWMM
  • Surname
    Ainge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Fish Eyes AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 800105 AWMM
    • Vietnam 30140 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1921 Public Source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM 9 Sealy Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM 9 Sealy Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs Zealandia Mary Ainge (mother), 9 Sealy Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs Zealandia Mary Ainge (mother), 9 Sealy Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Son of William Gilbert Horace Ainge and of Zealandia Mary Ainge (nee Kerr), of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    Five brothers served in WW2: Russell Williden Kerr Ainge (800105), Alan Oswald Ainge (43769) died of wounds, Joseph (Joe) John Ainge (45239); William David Ainge (4423) and Raymond George Ainge (NZ436128) RNZAF and RNZNVR (UK). AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    23 March 1976 AWMM
    Age 54 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
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  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waimairi Cemetery, Grahams Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Lawn Plot 363 AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 3 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 3 AWMM
    • Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association) AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM
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