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Ronald Claude Anderson

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Sgt Ronald C Anderson

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ415980 AWMM
    • WWII 415980 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 April 1905 Noel Smith Research Project
  • 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
    • NZ415980 AWMM
    • WWII 415980 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Frederick Edward Anderson and of Rose Sophia Anderson (nee Barltrop) of Christchurch AWMM
    • Ronald was born 30july 1923 Christchurch nz Public - Dean - Direct descendant - 8 June 2017 - Ancestry family trer


About death

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  • Death
    17 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Poix-De-Picardie Churchyard, Somme, France AWMM Row E, Grave 17 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Roll of Honour

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  • I am so proud to have discovered you. You are my cousin and I'm so grateful for what you sacrificed. You will never be forgotten Ronald I will make sure of it. Lest we forget. I lay this poppy in respect of you and all those that fell and who survived. Love you cousin even though I never met you. X
    Public - Dean - Direct descendant - 8 June 2017
  • I lay this Poppy for you because I wished I could have meet you. From your Great Niece. ( My Grandpa is Ronald Anderson's Brother. )
    Public - Emma - Other relative - 19 April 2016



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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • References
    • 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
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 June 2017DeanPerth Western australiaDirect descendant
19 April 2016Emma AucklandOther relative
17 April 2016Russell EdwardAuckland, NZSibling

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