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Allan Corson Anderson MacPhail

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan Corson Anderson AWMM
  • Surname
    MacPhail AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alan McPhail AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ41194 AWMM
    • WWII 41194 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    26 October 1912 Public - Moira - Other relative - 27 January 2016 - Certified copy of entry in Register Book of Births # 24522
  • Place of birth
    Coal Creek, New Zealand Public - Moira - Other relative - 27 January 2016 - Certified copy of entry in Register Book of Births # 24522
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Birchdale
    Roxborough
    Otago
    New Zealand Public - Moira - Other relative - 27 January 2016 - Attestastion for Service in the Air Force Reserve record
  • Post war occupation
    N/A Public - Moira - Other relative - 27 January 2016 - Killed in Action WW2
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.B. MacPhail (wife), 37 St Albans Street, Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • Married Public - Moira - Other relative - 27 January 2016 - Date of marriage 20 November 1941 (family records)

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ41194 AWMM
    • WWII 41194 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reported missing on operations in July 1943

    At the time of his death, McPhail was flying with Bomber Command.

    Took off from Newmarket on Operation Wuppertal at 2314.

    Named McPhail in the Casualty list 10 July 1943. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 May 1943 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Gladbeck-RentfortGermany AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM Coll. grave 29. E. 15-18. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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