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Walter Alexander Caldwell

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On board of USS Wasp en route to Malta.
National Archives, Washington

Walter Alexander Caldwell portrait

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Tuakiri

  • Taitara
  • Ngā ingoa tuatahi
    Walter Alexander AWMM
  • Ingoa whānau
    Caldwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
  • Nama hōia
    • NZ405229 AWMM
    • WWII 405229 AWMM
  • Ira tangata
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Pono

Tauoranga kirirarau

Te whānautanga

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  • Whānautanga mai
    22 Mahuru 1922 AWMM Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Rā i whānau mai ai
  • Wāhi Whānau
  • Tuhinga mō te whānautanga
  • Wāhi noho i mua i te whakaurunga
  • Mahi whai muri i te pakanga
  • Uri kiritahi i te wā o te ekenga waka
  • Mēnā he hoa rangatira tōna

Ope taua

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  • Pakanga
  • Kauhanga riri
  • Te Ope o Tū / te peka
    Air Force AWMM
  • Nama hōia
    • NZ405229 AWMM
    • WWII 405229 AWMM
  • Urunga ki te ope taua
  • Whakapikinga / Tukunga / Whakawhitinga

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  • Mētara me ngā Tohu

Te Whakangungu me te Urunga atu

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Te maha o ngā ekenga waka

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Mauhere o te pakanga

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  • Kia mau ki ngā taipitopito
  • Ngā rā i mauherehia ai
  • Rā i puta ai
  • Te rā i whakahokia atu ngā hōia i mauherehia ai
  • Ngā kōrero mō te puta i te mauhere pakanga
  • Nama motuhake mō te mauhere pakanga

Whakapapa hauora

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  • Tuhinga hauora
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Te tūnga whakamutunga e mōhiotia ana

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Kōrero taurongo

Kōrero taurongo

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    • Walter Caldwell was the son of Walter Alexander Caldwell and Lorna Irene Caldwell, of St. Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • On 20 april 1942 he flew off USS Wasp to Malta as a member of 601 Squadron. On 10 may 1942 he scrambled in his Spitfire V (4-H) and shoot down an Italian Macchi MC 202 of 97th Squadriglia, flown by Captain Roberto Degasso (KIA). On 17 May came his second victory in Spitfire V (3-U), a Messerschmitt Bf 109. His third and last victory came on 19 May, flying Spitfire V (3-M). He shoot down an Italian bomber Cant Z 1007bis, pilot Sottotenente Nicola Falcone and his crew were rescued from sea suffering from minor wounds. During the same action Caldwell damaged another Cant Z 1007 bomber. Public - Piero - 28 March 2016 - Shores, C. (2004) . Those other eagles. London, London: Grub Street.
      Shores, C., Cull, B., Malizia, N. (1991). Malta: the Spitfire year 1942. London, London: Grub Street.
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Matenga

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    25 Haratua 1942 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Rā i mate ai
  • Pakeke i te matenga
  • Wāhi Mate
    Malta Public - Piero - 28 March 2016 - Shores, C. (2004). Those other eagles. London, London: Grub Street.
  • Te momo matenga
    • Killed on Active Service AWMM
    • Killed in action Public - Piero - 28 March 2016 - Shores, C. (2004). Those other eagles. London, London: Grub Street.
  • Tuhipoka mō te matenga
  • Urupā
  • Ingoa o te urupā
  • Tohutoro kōhatu urupā
  • Pānui Matenga
  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
  • Tohutoro maumaharatanga

Ngā maumaharatanga

Maumaharatanga

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  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
    Malta Memorial, Malta AWMM

Rārangi Ingoa Whai Hōnore

Maumahara Walter Alexander Caldwell mā te whakatakoto i te papi

Waiho atu he tuhinga

Waiho atu he poroporoaki, he maumaharatanga ki a Walter Alexander Caldwell

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Ngā mātāwai

Ngā mātāwai

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  • Hononga ki waho
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1081599
    Sources Used
  • Ngā tuhinga
    • 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
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.118, vol.1, p.207 AWMM

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