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Patrick Wilmot Horton

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234 Squadron RAF Badge

234 Squadron RAF Badge

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Patrick Wilmot AWMM
  • Surname
    Horton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pat Horton AWMM
  • Service number
    42128 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 March 1920 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Mines Department Clerk. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 21 June 2020 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Major W.M. Horton (father), The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1940 Battle of Britain AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    42128 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • 10 E&RFTS, Yatesbury- March 1940 AWMM
    • RAF, Uxbridge Induction Course -May 1940 AWMM
    • 5 FS, Sealand- 26 May 1940 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 May 1939 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Clerk 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
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Educated at Hutchings School, Hobart, Australia (1932-33)

    Wellington College (1933-35.)

    Embarked for pilot training in England with the RAF, awarded flying badge in 1939.

    Acting Pilot Officer 12 May 1939

    Pilot Officer 6 November 1939

    Flying Officer 6 November 1940

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 November 1940 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Wynn, K. (1989). Men of the Battle of Britain. Norwich, England: Gliddon Books. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p. 216-217 AWMM
    • Ministry for Culture and Heritage. (2012). New Zealanders serving with RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, 10 July – 31 October 1940. [A list compiled by Ministry for Culture and Heritage with Errol Martyn]. AWMM

Contributors

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21 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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