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Edward Boys Gambrill

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Portrait of Sub Lieutenant Edward Boys Gambrill, Auckland Weekly News, 5 September 1945. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19450905-28-13. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Boys AWMM
  • Surname
    Gambrill AWMM
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

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Service

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    Navy AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Gambrill was the son of Stephen and Elsie Gambrill, of Lyall Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    4 July 1945 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
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    Crail Cemetery, Fifeshire, Scotland AWMM Section G Grave 11. AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2456793/gambrill,-edward-boys/
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
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