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Vernon Ross Smith

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vernon Ross AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ415723 AWMM
    • WWII 415723 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
    • NZ415723 AWMM
    • WWII 415723 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Vernon Smith was the son of Richard B. Smith and Evelyne Blanche Smith, of Hamilton, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard, Cornwall, England AWMM Row 2 Grave 18 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Hamilton War Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Vernon Ross Smith

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  • Remembering you today Vernon, on this 100th ANZAC day. We have just read your letters home and are so sad you never made it home to see your family and died just days short of your 21st birthday. So sad I never got to meet you Uncle Vernon. We will remember you.
    Public - Gregory Redman - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
29 July 2019KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
25 April 2015Gregory Redman Brisbane, Australia Other Relative
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