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Roderick Herbert Fitzgibbon

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roderick Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitzgibbon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411874 AWMM
    • WWII 411874 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 October 1920 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    October 20th, 1920. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 September 2020 - research
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Engine Mechanic. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 September 2020 - research
  • 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
    • NZ411874 AWMM
    • WWII 411874 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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  • Son of Martin and Rose Fitzgibbon, of Culverden, Canterbury.

    Barrass, M.B. (2001- 2008). Web site: Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation. "Squadrons numbered in the 400 series were technically units of the RCAF, RAAF and RNZAF, but their members were placed under the operational control of the RAF and are usually considered to be part of the RAF's organisational structure". URL: http://www.rafweb.org/Sqn485-490.htm AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 September 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 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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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 April 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
29 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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