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William Harvey Flower

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Harvey AWMM
  • Surname
    Flower AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ412472 AWMM
    • WWII 412472 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ412472 AWMM
    • WWII 412472 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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Leonard and Constance Ruby Irene Flower (nee Mincher) of Tauranga AWMM
    • Date of Birth:

      5 January 1920 Public - Nyle Craig - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Flower Family History & Family tree book

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
    23 June 1942 Public - Tui - Sibling - 20 December 2015 - official letter from the military
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Missing in action over Bremner Public - Tui - Sibling - 20 December 2015 - official letter from the military
  • Cause of death
    • Killed in Action AWMM
    • missing presumed dead Public - Tui - Sibling - 20 December 2015 - official letter from the military
  • 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
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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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/1270173
    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
29 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
13 October 2017Nyle CraigAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
20 December 2015TuiNew ZealandSibling

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