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Brian Cecil Heaps

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Biography for Brian Cecil Heaps. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ha - Hy. Archives New Zealand (R17845611-0254). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for Brian Cecil Heaps. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personn …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Heaps AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ415413 AWMM
    • WWII 415413 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 November 1920 RNZAF Biographies (R17845611) ChristchurchCanterbury RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Father: Mr. A. M. Heaps. 189 Papanui Rd, Christchurch AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. & Mrs. A. M. Heaps of Christchurch AWMM
  • 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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  • 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brian Heaps was the son of Arthur Moore and Guinevere Eileen Heaps, of Christchurch, New Zealand.

    Attended Christchurch Boys High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    22 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 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
    • Canterbury Provincial Memorial, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Buried at crash site due to terrain and transport difficulties Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 5 August 2022 - http://www.aircrewremembered.com/heaps-brian-cecil.html

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ha - Hy. Archives New Zealand (R17845611) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM

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05 August 2022KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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