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Ian Murray Sykes

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  S_029. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel S_029. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Murray AWMM
  • Surname
    Sykes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413786 AWMM
    • WWII 413786 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1917 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1917 Public - Rachel - Researcher - 7 January 2020 - https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
  • Place of birth
    New Plymouth Public - Rachel - Researcher - 7 January 2020 - Ancestry.com
  • 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

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 Gordon Murray Sykes and Norah Isabel Sykes of New Plymouth AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 May 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Europe 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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  • Memorial name
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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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/1808321
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 August 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
07 January 2020RachelNew Plymouth, New ZealandResearcher

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