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Michael Acton Sullivan

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Michael Acton AWMM
  • Surname
    Sullivan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ414697 AWMM
    • WWII 414697 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 January 1920 AWMM WhakataneWhakatane AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre Aug 1941 AWMM Domain Road, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr William Sullivan (father), Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ414697 AWMM
    • WWII 414697 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Aug 1941 AWMM Timber 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Elvina Sullivan (nee Brayshaw), Whakatane, New Zealand

    There is a reference to Mick Sullivan in the diary of Sergeant Pilot Raymond Herbert John Broady (NZ39691). [Ref. MS 883]

    Mother's name is incorrectly transcibed on CWGC, family are correcting it 11/14/09 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    20 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hanover War Cemetery, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany AWMM 8 E 8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). p.45. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Military Personnel file AWMM
    • Broady, Raymond Herbert John. Papers, 1911-1942. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 883. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
      Portrait p.27. AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
      p.45. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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