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Wilson Twentyman

Line of Honour

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilson AWMM
  • Surname
    Twentyman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413913 AWMM
    • WWII 413913 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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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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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Mariposa AWMM

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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  • Wilson Twentyman was the son of William Ogden Twentyman and Millicent Agnes Twentyman, of Hukanui, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard, County Londonderry, Ireland AWMM Grave 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Eketahuna District High School Roll of Honour 1939-45 Public - Elli - Researcher - 8 June 2020 - Eketahuna Primary School Centennial and D.H.S. Re-Union, published 1979
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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/2931449
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    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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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
20 April 2018Patrick Wellingron NZOther
04 March 2018GeoffreyTilbury, United KingdomResearcher
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