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Leslie Noel Atkinson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Noel AWMM
  • Surname
    Atkinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 34429 AWMM
    • NZ4310154 AWMM
    • WWII 4310154 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
    Unknown AWMM C/o Post Office, Taumarunui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R M Atkinson (mother), Kururau Road, Taumarunui, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Bushman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 Noel Furniss Atkinson and Ruby May Atkinson, of Taumarunui, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Joyce Atkinson, of Moston, Manchester, England.

    Atkinson's war service began with 2 NZEF, whilst in England in he transferred to the RAF and then he transferred to the RNZAF. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 February 1944 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    • Killed in Action AWMM
    • Member of crew of Halifax LV778 Schweinfurt Op Public - sandra - Researcher - 16 May 2015 - My husband's father R J Colley was the Fl Eng to this crew
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Durnbach War Cemetery, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany AWMM 9. E. 21. 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

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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/2079660
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 20 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Chorley, W. (1997). Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War (Vol. 5). Leicester, England: Midland Counties Publications. AWMM
      Chorley, W. (1992-). Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War: Vol.5. Earl Shilton, Leicester, Midland Counties AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 March 2019KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
16 May 2015sandraSidcup. EnglandResearcher
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