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Thomas Robin Rabone

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Back row (l-r): M. G. Garland, T. R. Rabone, R. G. T. Iles, Front row (l-r): P. Rushton, A. W. Hill, E. F. Berridge. Identification Album RNZAF (c.1939-1945). Aerodrome Defence Unit, Camp 1. Hibiscus Coast (Silverdale) RSA Museum (G154). CC BY 4.0.

Back row (l-r): M. G. Garland, T. R. Rabone, R. G. T. Iles, Front row (l-r): P. Rushton, A. W. Hill, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Robin AWMM
  • Surname
    Rabone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ4212616 AWMM
    • WWII 4212616 AWMM
    • 72878 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 June 1922 Hanson Hanson
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Margaret Rabone (mother), 20 Epsom Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    Pilot/Military Hanson
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 24 October 1942 AWMM 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
    Killed in Air Accident, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas Cedric Victor Rabone and of Margaret Melladew Rabone (nee Hignett), of Auckland.

    Served as a Weapons Officer with 14 Squadron, British Commonwealth Occupation Forces, Japan. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    8 June 1954 Hanson
    Age 31 AWMM
    OhakeaManawatu-Wanganui Hanson
  • 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
    • Memorial plaque, St Mark's Anglican Church, 95 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial window, St Mark's Anglican Church, 95 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • 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
    pp.404-5 AWMM
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