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Ronald Charles Ostend Beazer

Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Charles Ostend AWMM
  • Surname
    Beazer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ415733 AWMM
    • WWII 415733 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    12 November 1914 Public - Dianne - Other Relative - 3 August 2015 - Family
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  • Place of birth
    Feilding Public - Dianne - Other Relative - 3 August 2015 - Family
  • 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
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ415733 AWMM
    • WWII 415733 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ronald Beazer was the son of Charles Beazer and of Catherine Beazer (nee Currie), of Feilding.

    Educated at Feilding Agricultural High School.

    Barrass, M.B. (2001- 2008). Web site: Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation. "Squadrons numbered in the 400 series were technically units of the RCAF, RAAF and RNZAF, but their members were placed under the operational control of the RAF and are usually considered to be part of the RAF's organisational structure". URL: http://www.rafweb.org/Sqn485-490.htm AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    5 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Avord Communal Cemetery, Cher, France AWMM Mil. Plot. Grave 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). p.33. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Memorial on tombstone of Keith Beazer Public - Allan - Researcher - 27 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Memorial reference
    Block 2 Row 81 Plot 871 Public - Allan - Researcher - 27 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records

Memorials

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2695385
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
      Portrait p.17. AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
      Obituary: p.33. 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

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 March 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
22 March 2019NoelSilverstreamOther relative
27 December 2018AllanFeildingResearcher
08 June 2017Anthony John (Tony) Warrell Creek NSW AustraliaOther
03 August 2015Dianne OtorohangaOther Relative

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