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Basil Rawdon Hastings Sharp

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Basil Rawdon Hastings AWMM
  • Surname
    Sharp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ401785 AWMM
    • WWII 401785 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ401785 AWMM
    • WWII 401785 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Basil Sharp was the son of Francis Granville Sharp and Louise Margaret Sharp, of Gisborne, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 December 1940 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Canterbury NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 February 2016 - http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=EP19401216.2.29.8
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM 2. 13. WW 2 Soldiers' Area. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Block 13/SLDRS; Plot 2; Warrant # 3852 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Obituary
    Leading Aircraftmen B.H.R. Sharp (Gisborne) and L. Wright (Frankton Junction). Two airmen pilots under training who were killed last Wednesday when an R.N.Z.A.F. aircraft crashed and caught fire near Leithfield Beach, Canterbury. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 February 2016 - http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=EP19401216.2.29.8
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2920018
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 1 p. 102; vol. 3 p. 433 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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