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Albert Edward Lyford

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Albert on the right and Raymond Lyford on the left. - This image may be subject to copyright

Albert on the right and Raymond Lyford on the left. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Lyford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ41786 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 May 1909 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Lyford (mother), Tutanekai Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ41786 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials. 1 Battalion 1925-28 AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 December 1940 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Sheetmetal worker/Civilian AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Albert Lyford served a total of four years and 143 days in the Air Force as a Flight Rigger. He was described as being five feet 3 inches tall with dark brown hair, hazel eyes and a medium complexion. He had a ship tatoo on his left forearm. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 January 1999 AWMM
    Age 89 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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Sources

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