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Alec Haigh

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. Panels beginning with names: Hadley, Hansen, Harwood. - This image may be subject to copyright

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. Panels beginning with names: Hadley, Han …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alec AWMM
  • Surname
    Haigh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ41326 AWMM
    • WWII 41326 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 December 1915 AWMM CartertonWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o Kowhai Intermediate School, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A. Haigh, Greytown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ41326 AWMM
    • WWII 41326 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 Unknown AWMM Metalwork instructor/Civilian 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
    Killed in aircraft accident. Collision with another aircraft during a formation exercise. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alec Haigh was the son of Arthur Moffatt and Ellen Elizabeth Haigh, of Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 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
    • Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Greytown War Memorial Baths and Avenue of Remembrance, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2807893
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 1, p. 122; Vol. 3, p. 225. AWMM

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