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Alan Murray Hobbs

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Portrait, Weekly News awarded DFC - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News awarded DFC - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Murray AWMM
  • Surname
    Hobbs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ40230 AWMM
    • WWII 40230 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 June 1918 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr Alan Edgar Hobbs (father), 50 Idris Road, Fendalton, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ40230 AWMM
    • WWII 40230 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 Jan 1940 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alan Murray Hobbs was the son of Alan Edgar and Greta C. Hobbs of Fendalton, Christchurch, Canterbury.

    Two sons were killed in WW2: Alan Murray Hobbs (NZ40230) and Dennis Hugh Hobbs (NZ404444)

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery, Noord-Holland, Netherlands AWMM Grave 69. Row B, Collective Grave 15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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13 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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