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Alexander Richard Abbott

New Zealand airmen in Canada photographed after a graduation dinner.

Alex Abbott and mates in Canada

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ404522 AWMM
    • WWII 404522 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
    WW2 Mrs Hazel Jean Abbot (wife), 102 The Ridgeway, Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ404522 AWMM
    • WWII 404522 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Pilot Officer Abbott was the son of Vernon Richard and Barbara Abbott of Wellington. He was married to Hazel Jean Abbott, of Wellington.

    Operation Fuller was the Allied code name for the response to the breakout from the French port of Brest of the German battle-cruisers "Scharnhorst" and "Gneisenau" and the cruiser "Prinz Eugen" to Germany. The role of Bomber Command was to bomb and mine the Brest area and the presumed route to the North Sea. (http://www.navweaps.com/index_oob/OOB_WWII_Atlantic/OOB_WWII_Cerberus.htm) 2007. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    12 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
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  • 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

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Sources

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Contributors

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17 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2020JohnAucklandOther relative
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