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Robert Percy Woolfield

Photo of gravestone at Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery provided by Gabrielle Fortune 2006. - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Percy AWMM
  • Surname
    Woolfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ427509 AWMM
    • WWII 427509 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
    • WWII NZ427509 AWMM
    • WWII 427509 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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  • Son of Edward Percy and Anna Jane Woolfield, of Waimana, Auckland, New Zealand.

    The New Zealand Herald of 31 January 1945 reported that Flying Officer Woolfield had been killed. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 January 1945 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    DinsdaleCounty Durham AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Yorkshire, England AWMM Sec. G. Row E. Grave 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • A much loved brother of Desmond, Margaret, Frances & Helen. Your nieces & nephews never got to know you but your brother & sisters spoke of you kindly. May you rest in peace.
    Public - Tim - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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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21 April 2015TimAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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