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- NZ438629 AWMM
- WWII 438629 AWMM
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Mr W.E. Alexander (father), Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Wilson Alexander was the son of Mr W.E. Alexander of Waihou Valley, New Zealand.
He was born in Waihou Valley and educated at the Okaihau District High School. After completing his education he went onto his parents' farm, and later joined the Air Training Corps. Enlisting in the Air Force when he was 18 years of age, Sgt Pilot Alexander was trained in New Zealand as a pilot and the flight in which he met his death was to have been the last before his posting for duty overseas.
As the best marksman for aircraft shooting on the station to which he was attached, Sgt Pilot Alexander won a bronze trophy. He had been recommended for a commission. AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
- Okaihau First World War memorial gates, Horeke Rd, Northland AWMM
- Kaikohe War Memorial Hall, Memorial Drive Kaikohe Far North AWMM
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- Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
- Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
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