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David Archibald

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    Archibald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ412643 AWMM
    • WWII 412643 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    January 11th, 1922 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 19 September 2020 - research
  • Place of birth
    Scotland Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 19 September 2020 - research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Archibald, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ412643 AWMM
    • WWII 412643 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of William and Fanny Coupar Archibald of Remuera, Auckland

      Rhubarb was a term used for small scale fighter or fighter-bomber operations directed against low-flying aircraft or on ground target. AWMM
    • David emigrated to New Zealand from Scotland with his parents in 1923, when he was 1 year old. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 19 September 2020 - research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Europe 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
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Memorial Drive, Lake Road, Devonport, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1082901
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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19 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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