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Albert John Victor Hunt

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Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch. Dedication: Addington Workshops members of staff, who made the supreme sacrifice, 1939-1945. (Photo G.A. Fortune 2004) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch. Dedication: Addington Workshops …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert John Victor AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ405489 AWMM
    • WWII 405489 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 June 1918 RNZAF Biographies (R17845611) MethvenCanterbury RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr A.E. Hunt (father), 5 Braddon Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. A. E. Hunt. 5 Braddon Street, Addington, 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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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Awatea AWMM

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Albert Hunt was the son of Albert Edward and Rosa Elizabeth Hunt (nee Coulson) of Christchurch, New Zealand.

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

    Attended Christchurch Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 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
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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  • References
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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30 July 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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