Māori › Thomas Brian Ainger Died 19 April 1942 PDF Key details Service numberNZ405215 AWMM WWII 405215 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Last rankSergeant AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force, 156 Squadron, RAF AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Thomas Ainger's name is inscribed inside Runnymede Memorial. No known copyright restrictions. View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesThomas Brian AWMM SurnameAinger AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ405215 AWMM WWII 405215 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › 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 Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignEurope (Air) AWMM Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ405215 AWMM WWII 405215 AWMM Military serviceRCAF, 12 Service Flying Training School, Brandon, Manitoba Base Record Course 1: Graduation Date: 8/08/1941. AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Awatea AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Killed on air operations AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force, 156 Squadron, RAF AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of James Ainger and of Jane Ainger (nee Glennan), of Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death19 April 1942 AWMM Age 26 AWMM Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRunnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Thomas Brian Ainger by laying a poppy. Russell Williden Kerr Ainge William David Ainge Thomas Brian Ainger Frederick Redfearn Ainley Ellen Ainscough Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Thomas Brian Ainger Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1082593 Sources Used DocumentsChorley, W. (1996). Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and crew losses 1943 (Vol. 4). Leicester, England: Midland Counties Publications. AWMM Chorley's 'Bomber Command' 1942 AWMM 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 Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 18 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.