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Maurice Perrott Bell

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Portrait of Pilot Officer Maurice Perrott Bell, Auckland Weekly News, 27 May 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19420527-22-19. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Pilot Officer Maurice Perrott Bell, Auckland Weekly News, 27 May 1942. Sir George Grey S …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Perrott AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ404882 AWMM
    • WWII 404882 AWMM
    • WWII 404882 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 August 1915 AWMM StratfordTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Stratford AWMM
  • 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
    • WWII NZ404882 AWMM
    • WWII 404882 AWMM
    • WWII 404882 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
    Pilot AWMM
  • 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George John and Mary Bell, of Tuna, Taranaki, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kiel War Cemetery, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany AWMM Coll. grave 2. A. 4-6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    Vol.3, p.85 AWMM
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