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Ralph Winston Askin

Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ralph Winston AWMM
  • Surname
    Askin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ40957 AWMM
    • WWII 40957 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • 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

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ40957 AWMM
    • WWII 40957 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
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry Walter and Edith Maude Askin, of Albury

    Two sons, brothers Stanley Edward (238799) and Ralph Winston (NZ40957) lost their lives in WW2 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 July 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    MaltaMediterranean Sea AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery, Malta AWMM Prot. Sec. (Men's). Plot F. Coll. grave 50. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Albury War Memorial, State Highway 8, MacKenzie District, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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