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Gordon Keith Claris

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Portrait of Leading Aircraftman Gordon Keith Claris, Auckland Weekly News, 11 March 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19420311-25-23. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Leading Aircraftman Gordon Keith Claris, Auckland Weekly News, 11 March 1942. Sir George …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Claris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ414250 AWMM
    • WWII 414250 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 March 1912 AWMM FoxtonManawatu 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ414250 AWMM
    • WWII 414250 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
  • Enlistment
    WW2 26 July 1941 AWMM School Master/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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gordon Claris was the son of William Holman Joseph and Edith Annie Claris, of Wellington, New Zealand; husband of Zona Evelyn Claris, of Matahiwi. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM 12. C/3. (S). AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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