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Charles Frederick Day

Headstone, Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject t …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Day AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411743 AWMM
    • WWII 411743 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ411743 AWMM
    • WWII 411743 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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  • Charles Day was the son of Charles and Dorothy Day, of Te Akau, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM 18. G. 16. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2105093
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    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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