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Balfour Richard John Hay

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Portrait, awarded DFC from The Weekly News; 2 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, awarded DFC from The Weekly News; 2 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Balfour Richard John AWMM
  • Surname
    Hay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411892 AWMM
    • WWII 411892 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 August 1922 AWMM 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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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Balfour Hay was the son of William Hay and Menneer Hay (nee Tremain) of Te Aroha. He was married to Christina May Hay of Moordown, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GrossenhainGermany AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Großheide, Germany Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 5 August 2018 - http://www.aircrewremembered.com/hay-balfour-richard-john.html
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany AWMM 24.B.4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Northcote War Memorial, Corner Lake and Onewa Roads, Northcote, Auckland AWMM
    • Northcote College, 1 Kauri Glen Rd, Northcote, Auckland 0627 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 2 p. 255; vol. 3 p. 238 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 August 2018KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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