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Alan Harold Ching

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Headstone, Cambridge City Cemetery (Photo Mr G. Graham of Auckland, 1996) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Ching AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ427187 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Harold Louis and Jessie Wilson Ching, of Stoke, Nelson

    Attended Nelson College.

    Two sons, brothers Alan Harold Ching (NZ427187) and William Michael Ching (NZ4215731) served with the RNZAF, they were both killed. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1945 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, England AWMM Grave 15770 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Marsden Memorial (WW2), Marsden Valley Road, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM

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  • A generation lost, sadly an uncle that I never met. he shall not grow old as I have.
    Public - Campbell Allan - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

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
    • 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

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