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Colin Beresford Graham Knight

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin Beresford Graham AWMM
  • Surname
    Knight AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tod AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ37112 AWMM
    • WWII 37112 AWMM
    • 70073 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 June 1912 AWMM Tolaga BayGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 20 April 1905 AWMM Picton, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    Wireless Operator / Air Gunner AWMM
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 1937 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • First member of the RNZAF to be decorated in the Second World War. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1998 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Fly high Dad. Always in our thoughts, love you Linda
    Public - Linda - Child - 25 April 2016
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  • You are never far from my thoughts dad. Rest in peace Arohanui Tim
    Public - Tim - Child - 1 September 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3 p. 588 ref. 16 AWMM
    • Tavender, I. (2000). The Distinguished Flying Medal register for the Second World War with official recommendation details. (Vols. 1-2). London, England: Savannah. AWMM
      p. 43 AWMM
    • Sutherland, J. (1989). Gallantry awards to New Zealanders in World War Two. Christchurch, N.Z.: Regal Medals. AWMM
      p. 187 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2016LindaNorth Waikato New ZealandChild
01 September 2015TimAuckland NZChild

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