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Basil Ivan Clausen

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Basil Ivan AWMM
  • Surname
    Clausen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ40754 AWMM
    • WWII 40754 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
    Mrs M. Clausen (mother), 8 George Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ40754 AWMM
    • WWII 40754 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Basil Clausen was the son of Arthur Edward Clausen and of Wilhelmina Margaret Clausen, of Palmerston North.

    Educated at Otorohanga District High School

    Killed during cross Country and bombing training

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 February 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lossiemouth Burial Ground, Moray, Scotland AWMM Grave 1088 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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