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Hugh Irvine Crawford

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Portrait from Weekly News; 19 January 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from Weekly News; 19 January 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Irvine AWMM
  • Surname
    Crawford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ411065 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 March 1918 RNZAF Biographies (R17845609) ThamesCoromandel District RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. H. Crawford of Auckland AWMM
    • Father of one daughter, born in 1942, England. Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 15 November 2023 - DNA with relatives through Ancestry.
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Hugh Crawford was the son of Hugh Irvine Crawford and Olive Eileen Crawford, of Onehunga, Auckland.

    Attended Waiorongmai, Grey Lynn & Waiotira, Oahuhu Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    YugoslaviaEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Belgrade War Cemetery, Yugoslavia AWMM Coll. grave 3. D. 1-7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • References
    • 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
    • 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
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) 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

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15 November 2023SandraAnnahilt, Co Down, Northern Ireland Direct descendant

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