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Lancelot Vernon Davidson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lancelot Vernon AWMM
  • Surname
    Davidson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ412530 AWMM
    • WWII 412530 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 March 1922 Noel Smith Research Project
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ412530 AWMM
    • WWII 412530 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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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  • Flying Officer Davidson was the son of Arnold and Leah Davidson, of Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand; husband of Mary Davidson, of Napier.

    He was the captain of a Wellington bomber which was part of an attack on a convoy on the Orvieto-Ficulle road. While attacking the convoy the plane hit trees and crashed on a hilltop, the bombs exploding on impact.This was Davidson's second tour with 37 Squadron and his 49th op. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 June 1944 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Foiano Della Chiana War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Coll. grave II. O. 4-5 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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