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Norman John Edwards

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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

The photograph supplied by Mr A. Callander. Arch Callander and Norman Edwards served in 101 Squadron …

Identity

  • 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
    11 April 1914 RNZAF Biographies (R17845610) DannevirkeManawatu-Wanganui RNZAF Biographies (R17845610)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. H. N. Edwards of Hastings AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot Officer RNZAF Biographies (R17845610)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
      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 - http://www.aircrewremembered.com/edwards-norman-john.html

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.

    Attended Hastings High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845610)) AWMM

Death

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
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ea - Gw. ARchives New Zealand (R17845610)
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/en-NZ/web/arena/search#/entity/aims-archive/R17845610
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ea - Gw. Archives New Zealand (R17845610) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Deceased New Zealanders (Formerly) serving with RAF [Royal Air Force]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845760). AWMM

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27 April 2020VLower HuttOther
18 July 2018KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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