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David Weston Wacher

Group of 6 Royal New Zealand Airforce trainees photograph taken on board the ship RMS Aorangi, going to Canada in 1941. From left to right: R. Moore, Bill Suckling, Eric Yates, Ren Rutherford, Harry Woodrow and Bill Forman. (kindly supplied by Mr R. Moore) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group of 6 Royal New Zealand Airforce trainees photograph taken on board the ship RMS Aorangi, going …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Weston AWMM
  • Surname
    Wacher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ405347 AWMM
    • WWII 405347 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
    Burma AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ405347 AWMM
    • WWII 405347 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 Bertram Charles and Emily Sarah Wacher, of Christchurch. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 September 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    RanchiIndia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ranchi War Cemetery, India AWMM 2.B.12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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