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Norman John Edwards

The photograph supplied by Mr A. Callander. Arch Callander and Norman Edwards served in 101 Squadron together. Arch Callander is second from the left and Norman Edwards is the third. - This image may be subject to copyright
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman John AWMM
  • Surname
    Edwards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    79510 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


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed on air operations AWMM
    • Taking off in the late evening to raid Bremen along with 69 other aircraft from various squadrons. Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 18 July 2018 -

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry Norman and Laura Gertrude Ellen Edwards, of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

    Edwards' brother, Denis Henry Edwards, died four days earlier while flying with 22 OTU, RAF. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    DelmenhorstGermany AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany AWMM Coll. grave 14, B, 4-8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM


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18 July 2018KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher