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Owen Vincent Tracey

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Newspaper clipping relating to Flight Lieutenant Owen Tracey and Major Hoffe (South Africa). Dated 1 December 1941. Image kindly provided by Serena MacPherson (April 2020). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen Vincent AWMM
  • Surname
    Tracey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 42774 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 March 1915 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • E & RFTS AWMM
    • 3 ITW AWMM
    • 3 FTS AWMM
    • 6 OTU AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Apr 1939 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Storeman/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Owen Tracey and of Margaret Tracey (nee Laffey), of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Frances Tracey, of Dunedin

    Shot down by enemy fighter on bomber escort duty, originally buried in beside the plane wreckage

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 23. C. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 1 p. 159; vol. 3 p. 478 AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p. 391-393 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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