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Douglas Joseph Ashby-Peckham

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Ashby-Peckham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404092 AWMM
    • WWII 404092 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 October 1922 RNZAF Biographies (R17845607) RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs I.A. Ashby-Peckham, Dargaville, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr & Mrs W. G. Ashby-Peckham of Dargaville AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Doughlas Ashby-Packham was the son of William George Ashby-Peckham and Ivy Aileen Ashby (nee Davies), Dargaville.

    Attended New Lynn School, Auckland and Arapohue School, Dargaville (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Langdorp Churchyard, Aarschot, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium AWMM Coll. grave 4-5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) AWMM
      Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ab - B. Archives New Zealand (R17845607) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM

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07 October 2022AntonioHastings DistrictResearcher
18 February 2015Chris Hamilton Victoria . Australia Other Relative
25 January 2015CatherineBelgiumOther

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