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Allan Bridson

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Bridson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    36267 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 October 1918 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Silverdale, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 18 June 2020 - Research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Motor Engineer Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 18 June 2020 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Thomas A. Bridson (father), Silverdale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Short service commission RAF, April 1940 AWMM
    • Wigram AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Apr 1940 AWMM Motor engineer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Allan Bridson was the son of Thomas Angus and Margaret Bridson, of Silverdale, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 March 1941 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope 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
    • Silverdale RSA, 43A Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, Silverdale 0932 AWMM
    • Silverdale RSA, 43A Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, Silverdale 0932 AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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