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Bruce Appleby

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Column 421 & 422, Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery. (photo P. Lascelles, 2008) - This image may be subject to copyright
Column 421 & 422, Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery. ( … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    Appleby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ40955 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 March 1919 Hanson WaimateWaimate Hanson
  • 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

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Far East (Air Force) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ40955 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 9 April 1940 Hanson
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bruce Appleby was the son of Raymond and Cicely Margaret Appleby of Waimate. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    SingaporeSoutheast Asia 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
    Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.60 AWMM