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Bruce Stafford Hay

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Portrait, Weekly News, Bruce Hay, missing on operations - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News, Bruce Hay, missing on operations - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce Stafford AWMM
  • Surname
    Hay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413846 AWMM
    • WWII 413846 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 December 1921 AWMM TaihapeManawatu-Wanganui 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 in an air collision whilst on an unsuccessful air operation to rescue a downed pilot AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bruce Hay was the son of Herbert Miller Hay and Marjorie Hay of Taihape.

    Anyone interested in further information on Bruce Hay could contact Armoury staff (2009). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 January 1945 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Pacific 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
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Memorial stone, Museum of Transport & Technology (MOTAT), Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Uncle, Great Uncle, Great-great Uncle: We remember you.
    Public - Deborah - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      vol. 3. p. 238 AWMM
    • New Zealand Fighter Pilots Association Journal AWMM
      January 15th 1945: the RNZAF's Blackest day. March 1999, No. 24, p. 5-11 AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p. 240 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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25 April 2015Deborah Auckland New ZealandOther Relative

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