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Nelson Hastings Bright

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Nelson relaxing in uniform

Nelson hastings Bright

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nelson Hastings AWMM
  • Surname
    Bright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ416975 AWMM
    • 70140 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 November 1923 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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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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  • Husband of Joan

    1953-54. Commanding Officer 75 Squadron

    1954-56. Commanding Officer 14 Squadron serving in Cyprus and Singapore

    Wartime service number NZ416975 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 March 2011 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    TaupoTaupo 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, 30 March 2011

    Death Notice: Dominion Post, 30 March 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3, p.606, ref.144 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.96 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 30 March 2011 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death Notice: 30 March 2011 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

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