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Alan Gregory Stafford

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Biography for Alan Gregory Stafford. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Sm- Ty. Archives New Zealand (R17845616-0149). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for Alan Gregory Stafford. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Per …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Gregory AWMM
  • Surname
    Stafford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ424531 AWMM
    • WWII 424531 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 February 1922 RNZAF Biographies (R17845616) InvercargillSouthland RNZAF Biographies (R17845616)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr & Mrs W. J. Stafford, 25 Levin Street, Roslyn, Dunedin 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
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845616)
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William John and Mary Stafford, of Dunedin, Otago

    Attended Christian Bros. High School, Dunedin (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845616)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 October 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Forest-sur-Marque Cemetery, France AWMM Row 1. Grave 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • I never got to meet you, as I was born after your death, but I remember my father talking about you and I always felt so sorry for the way you had to die. I have lost contact with all my other half-brothers and sisters and I will always hold you all in my heart.
    Public - Joan - Sibling - 21 April 2017
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Sources

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) - Sm- Ty. Archives New Zealand (R17845616) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) 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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21 April 2017JoanDunedin, New ZealandSibling

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