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Lindsay Stuart Black

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lindsay Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ40961 AWMM
    • WWII 40961 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


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ40961 AWMM
    • WWII 40961 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) AWMM
    • DFC awarded in late 1944, citation reads:
      "This officer has participated in a large number of sorties, including attacks on barges, locomotives and road transport. He has displayed commendable skill and courage and throughout has set a fine example of devotion to duty". Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 8 November 2017 -

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • 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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  • Lindsay Black was the son of Charles Stuart and Florence Maud Black, of Levin, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 March 1945 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM 2. AA. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • On the 3rd August 1942, a Dornier Do 217E-4 Wnr.1225 (U5 + AD) from Stab III/Kampfgeschwader was bombing Wellingborough, Northants. It was in turn attacked by F/Lt Lindsay Black (RNZAF) in a Spitfire Vb of No.485 Squadron and shot down. The aircraft crashed near Cranford, a small village on the outskirts of Kettering, killing all four crew members. Uffz Eugen Beyerer, Uffz Erich Huwald, Uffz Zerak and Gefr Frisch all now lie in the Deutsche Soldatenfriedhof Cannock Chase: Block 9. Row 6. Grave 35.
    Public - Godfrey - Researcher - 31 January 2016



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 November 2017KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
31 January 2016GodfreyKettering Northamptonshire EnglandResearcher
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