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Thomas Wilson Dale

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 30 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Wilson AWMM
  • Surname
    Dale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ428085 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 May 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ428085 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Dale was the son of James Murray Dale and Maude Mary Dale, of Wellington.

    Dale and his navigator, Pilot Officer Ronald Joffre Whittleston, were the first New Zealanders to lose their lives flying with 100 Group.

    Dale's brother, James Atkinson Dale, died a little over two months later, on 25 August, while flying with 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1944 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
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  • 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
    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
    Vol.3, p.157 AWMM