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Walter Edward Jay

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Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Walter Edward Jay, Auckland Weekly News, 29 August 1945. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19450829-26-3. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Walter Edward Jay, Auckland Weekly News, 29 August 1945. Sir George Gr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Jay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ425397 AWMM
    • WWII 425397 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 December 1924 AWMM AWMM
  • 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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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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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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  • Walter Jay was the son of Thomas Charles and Mildred Beatrice Jay of Whangarei AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 June 1945 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Mediterranean 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
    • Malta Memorial, Malta AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Tirau District 1939 - 1945, Tirau Museum, Tirau, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • In memory of Great Uncle Walter Jay who died in active service - thank you for your sacrifice.
    Public - Natasha Diane - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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

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23 April 2015Natasha DianeAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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