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Gilbert McLean Hayton

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RAF 89 Squadron Badge

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert McLean AWMM
  • Surname
    Hayton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    42503 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 May 1917 AWMM HaweraTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    42503 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 Unknown AWMM Metal finisher/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
    Lost at sea whilst in transit AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gilbert Hayton was the son of Ernest Colin Hayton and of Lilian May Hayton (nee Dickson), of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand.

    His siblings; Alan Colin Hayton (281438), Lilian Mary Hayton (W2239) and Thomas Stuart Dickson Hayton (472527) also served in World War 2. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    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
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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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
    Martyn, E. Vol. 3, p.239 AWMM

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16 May 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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