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Robert Ashworth Crawshaw

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Ashworth AWMM
  • Surname
    Crawshaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ417270 AWMM
    • WWII 417270 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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Ashworth Holmes and Viola Augustina Crawshaw of Dunedin, Otago AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 August 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Le Mans West Cemetery, Sarthe, France AWMM Plot 21 Row A Grave 8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Robert Ashworth went to Otago Boys High School. He was the navigator in a Lancaster bomber which was shot down with no survivors. Most of the crew bailed out but were too low allow their parachutes to deploy. Robert stayed with the pilot and was killed on impact. He was my Grandfathers brother.
    Public - Jon - Other relative - 18 July 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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

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18 July 2016JonDunedin, New ZealandOther relative
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