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Donald Alexander Paterson

Mount Albert Grammar School exterior, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025. Image provided by John Halpin 2013, CC BY John Halpin 2013

Mount Albert Grammar School exterior, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025. Image provided by Jo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Paterson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ405626 AWMM
    • WWII 405626 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ405626 AWMM
    • WWII 405626 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Lost on a training flight AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Donald Paterson was the son of William and Mary Paterson of Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    New Zealand 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
    • Auckland Provincial Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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