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Lincoln Leslie Arnold Craig

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Portrait of Flight Sergeant Lincoln Leslie Arnold Craig, Auckland Weekly News, 16 December 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collection, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19421216-22-8. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Flight Sergeant Lincoln Leslie Arnold Craig, Auckland Weekly News, 16 December 1942. Sir …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lincoln Leslie Arnold AWMM
  • Surname
    Craig AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ411376 AWMM
    • WWII 411376 AWMM
    • WWII 411376 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 January 1918 Martyn Martyn
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Wife: Mrs. V. M. Craig of Hunterville AWMM
  • 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Flight Sergeant/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
    • Sergeant/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
    • Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 April 1941 Martyn Clerk/Civilian Martyn
  • 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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  • Lincoln Craig was the son of William and Edith Craig; husband of Vera Craig, of Hunterville, New Zealand.

    Attended Waiuku District High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Prot. Sec. (Men's). Plot F. Coll. grave 13., Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery, Malta AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Waipipi Hall, 40 Creamery Road, Waipipi, South Auckland AWMM
    • Waiuku War Memorial, George Street, Waiuku AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Co - Dy. Archives New Zealand (R17845609) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [(New Zealanders Attached to R.A.F. [Royal Air Force]) (Officers), (Europe) - Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845744) AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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