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Raymond John Finlay Hirst

Borough of Te Aroha, 1939-1945.  Kenrick Street, Te Aroha. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.
Borough of Te Aroha, 1939-1945. Kenrick Street, Te Aroha. I … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond John Finlay AWMM
  • Surname
    Hirst AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ 404067 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ 404067 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Raymond Hirst was the son of Albert and Isabel Hirst, of Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    11 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Borough of Te Aroha, 1939-1945. Kenrick Street, Te Aroha. AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    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
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