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Frederick Henry Craig

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Craig AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ41832 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 April 1915 Martyn WaipawaHawkes Bay Martyn
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr J. Craig (father), 700 Henry Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Widow: Mrs. K. Craig of Hastings AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. L. Craig of Hastings AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Acting Pilot Officer/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
    • Flying Officer/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
    • Flight Lieutenant/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick Craig was the son of Joseph and Linda Craig; husband of Kathleen Craig, of Cricklewood, Middlesex. Born New Zealand.

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

    Attended Napier Boys' & Hastings High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 July 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.148 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 Deceased New Zealanders (Formerly) serving with RAF [Royal Air Force]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845760). AWMM

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18 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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