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Ralph Crossgrove

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ralph AWMM
  • Surname
    Crossgrove AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411068 AWMM
    • WWII 411068 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ411068 AWMM
    • WWII 411068 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Aorangi AWMM

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ralph Crossgrove was the son of Thomas Crossgrove and of Agnes Crossgrove (nee Ramsay); husband of Bessie Crossgrove of Auckland.

    At the time of his death Crossgrove was flyng with Bomber Command. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    HuntingdonCambridgeshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, England AWMM Grave 14553A. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Chorley, W. (1996). Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and crew losses 1943 (Vol. 4). Leicester, England: Midland Counties Publications. AWMM
      Chorley, W.R. 'Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War', volume 4. 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
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