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William Stuart Beattie

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Biography for William Stuart Beattie. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ab - B. Archives New Zealand (R17845607-0389). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for William Stuart Beattie. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Pe …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Beattie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ41301 AWMM
    • WWII 41301 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 March 1917 RNZAF Biographies (R17845607) DunedinOtago RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr & Mrs John Beattie, "The Downes", Lauder, Otago AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Pilot Officer Beattie was the son of John and Rachel Wilson Beattie, of Lauder, Otago, New Zealand.

    Attended Otago Boys' High School and Timaru Boys' High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Terrace HillsLincolnshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Mary Church (St Mary) Churchyard, Torbay, England AWMM Southwest of church tower AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • I wish we was alive right now so I could see him.
    Public - Matthew David Stuart - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
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  • I wish he was alive right now so I could see him.
    Public - Matthew David Stuart - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
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  • I am really sad I never got to meet him
    Public - Jack Stephen - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ab - B. Archives New Zealand (R17845607) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Killed - Officers (Canada, Pacific, Europe) - Airmen (Canada, India and Far East)]. Archives New Zealand (R17845748) AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 March 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
24 April 2020Matthew David StuartInvercargill New ZealandDirect descendant
24 April 2020Jack StephenInvercargill, New ZealandDirect descendant

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