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Matthew John Alexander Kirdy

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Matthew John Alexander Kirdy, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Matthew John Alexander Kirdy, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matthew John Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirdy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    36254 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 April 1921 RNZAF Biographies (R17845612) TinwaldCanterbury RNZAF Biographies (R17845612)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. E. J. Kirdy. Maronan Road, Mayfield R. D. , Ashburton AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. & Mrs. E. Kirdy of Tinwald 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 (R17845612)
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Matthew Kirdy was the son of Emmanuel and Ellen Jane Kirdy, of Mayfield, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial.

    Attended Ashburton High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845612)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 July 1940 AWMM
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  • 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
    • Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM

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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) - Ib - Ly. Archives New Zealand (R17845612) - Former archives reference: AIR118 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 - List of Deceased New Zealanders (Formerly) serving with RAF [Royal Air Force]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845760). AWMM

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23 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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