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Robert May Dwerryhouse

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert May AWMM
  • Surname
    Dwerryhouse AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411868 AWMM
    • 70170 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cardiovascular Disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr & Mrs T.W. Dwerryhouse

    Postwar he served with the RNZAF and was attached to No. 41 Transport Squadron 18.7.1947 - 13.6.1949

    Took part in Berlin Air Lift 3.8.1949 - 16.8.1949

    Served in various units with RNZAF until retired 1.8.1962 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    24 May 1988 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald 25.5.88 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Hanson, C. (2001). p. 170 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      NZ Herald 25.5.88 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
    • 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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