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Godfrey Melville Cunningham

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Godfrey Melville AWMM
    • Godfrey Melville(Timmy) Public - Wayne - Other relative - 11 May 2020 - Family
  • Surname
    Cunningham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ414260 AWMM
    • WWII 414260 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1917 AWMM AWMM
    • 24 September 1917 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    September 24th, 1917 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 3 October 2020 - research
  • Place of birth
    Mangateretere, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 3 October 2020 - research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer, Whakatu Freezing Works, Hawkes Bay. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 3 October 2020 - research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mother: Mrs. E. Flanders of Hastings Mangateretere, R. D. , Hastings 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
    Pilot/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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    • Son of Elizabeth Alice Cunningham, of Mangateretere, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Known by the family as Timmy Cunningham Public - Wayne - Other relative - 11 May 2020 - Family, mothers cousin

Death

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  • Death
    29 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 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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  • The aircraft in the photo is a Mustang I - not a Hurricane
    Public - Antonio - Researcher - 10 March 2022
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 1 p. 275; vol. 3 p. 155 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
    • 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 March 2022AntonioHastings DistrictResearcher
03 October 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
11 May 2020WayneNORTHAM Western AustraliaOther relative

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