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Richard Denison Beeston

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Image 1: Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, cover Millennium Souvenir publication. (Photo J. Ross) - This image may be subject to copyright

Image 1: Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, cover Millennium Souvenir publication. (Photo J. Ross) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Denison AWMM
  • Surname
    Beeston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • AUS403650 AWMM
    • WWII 403650 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 December 1908 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    December 19th, 1908 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 17 June 2020 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Wellington New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 17 June 2020 - Research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs G. S. Beeston, c/o Nurse Bews, Brighton Avenue, Toronto, N. S. W. AWMM
    • Grace Beeston Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 17 June 2020 - Research
  • 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
    Wireless Operator / Air Gunner/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Flight Sergeant Beeston was the son of William Alfred Beeston, and of Grace Singleton Beeston, of Toronto, New South Wales, Australia AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    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
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, Yorkshire, England AWMM

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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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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