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Sydney Houston Dromgoole

Flight Sergeant S H Dromgoole - of Lyttelton.

Flight Sergeant S H Dromgoole - of Lyttelton.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Houston AWMM
  • Surname
    Dromgoole AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ402171 AWMM
    • WWII 402172 AWMM
    • WWII 402171 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
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ402171 AWMM
    • WWII 402172 AWMM
    • WWII 402171 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Victor Peter and Susan Sommerville Dromgoole of Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 April 1942 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Europe 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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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Sydney Houston Dromgoole

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  • It is an honor to be named after my uncle who gave his life in war so that others could live in a free and peaceful world. Hopefully, his efforts and those of 11,000 million fellow kiwis who died in this conflict will not be forgotten.
    Public - Sydney Herbert - Other Relative - 22 August 2015
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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/232498
    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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 October 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
22 August 2015Sydney Herbert Santa Barbara usaOther Relative

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