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Robert Bett Mirk Young

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Bett Mirk AWMM
  • Surname
    Young AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ40197 AWMM
    • WWII 40197 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 August 1918 AWMM Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • 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
    • Ground Training School, Weraroa AWMM
    • Air Observers School, Ohakea AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 15 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Bank employee/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of John Carville Young and Emma Harriet Young, of Palmerston North

      Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM
    • 264 Squadron
      Operation : Patrol
      Unit : 264 Squadron, RAF, England.
      Aircraft type : Defiant 1
      Serial # : N1627
      Location : Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England.

      Crew

      1. Pilot Officer Harold I. Goodall RAFVR 79159 - aged 25 years - killed.
      2. Air Gunner/Sergeant Robert B.M. Young RNZAF NZ/40197 - aged 22 years - killed.

      Reason for aircraft loss :

      Defiant N1627 took off from Luton Airfield (England) and crashed at Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England.

      The exact cause is unknown - but believed to be the result of enemy (German) action. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 26 January 2022 - Reference : aircrewremembered.com (England)
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Death

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  • Death
    8 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Grave 253, Section H, Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex, England AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 January 2022JeniferWairarapaResearcher
09 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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