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Clive Alan Gillions Dale

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clive Alan Gillions AWMM
  • Surname
    Dale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alan Dale AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ402170 AWMM
    • WWII 402170 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 August 1921 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ402170 AWMM
    • WWII 402170 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
    WW2 28 July 1940 AWMM Surveyor/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Alan Dale was the son of Daniel Dale and of Victoria Dale (nee Gillions), of Linton, Wellington, New Zealand.

      Alan Dale stayed with Mr John Muirhead in New Glasgow for a week in March 1941. At the time there were 55 New Zealand Airmen stationed at the nearby training camp in Debert, Nova Scotia awaiting transfer to England. The local community hosted them. AWMM
    • Clive's pre war occupation, Surveyor. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 21 November 2020 - research
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About death

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  • Death
    25 October 1941 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard, Glamorganshire, Wales AWMM Grave 143. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Taumarunui War Memorial Hall, Hakaiha Street, Taumarunui, King Country, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 21 November 2020 - research

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  • Alan is my great grandfather's cousin. He was killed after colliding with a balloon cable soon after take off. Sadly, his parachute had been improperly packed, and failed to open. May he rest in peace.
    Public - Aliyah - Other relative - 27 January 2021



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 April 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
27 January 2021Aliyah Auckland, New ZealandOther relative
21 November 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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