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Robert William Wren Pye

Photograph of 487 Squadron, Royal Air Force, being inspected by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later The Queen Mother) at RAF Methwold, Norfolk. Robert Pye is standing 'this end of the photo'. Image kindly provided by Robert Pye (1997). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of 487 Squadron, Royal Air Force, being inspected by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth ( …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William Wren AWMM
  • Surname
    Pye AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ414891 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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  • Medals and Awards

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 Grace. Embarked for overseas service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    27 May 2012 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    TakaniniAuckland 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, 29 May 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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.598, ref.81 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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