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Selwyn Latta

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Selwyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Latta AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ41339 AWMM
    • WWII 41339 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 December 1916 Martyn GreymouthGrey District Martyn
  • 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
    WW2 18 January 1941 Martyn Photographer/Civilian Martyn
  • 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Selwyn was the son of Robert Sanderson and Annie Florence Latta. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 6 August 2020 - research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Europe 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
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna Grammar School War Memorial, (Foyer, Library), 210 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial Drive, 1939-1945, Devonport Memorial Drive, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 February 2021AndrewSarstedtDirect descendant
06 August 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
18 January 2019KELVINNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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