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Royal George Lindsay

Names 1939 - 1945, Memorial Cross, St Judes (Anglican) Church, St Jude Street, Avondale, Auckland (photo J. Halpin 2013) - This image may be subject to copyright

Names 1939 - 1945, Memorial Cross, St Judes (Anglican) Church, St Jude Street, Avondale, Auckland (p …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Royal George AWMM
  • Surname
    Lindsay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ401396 AWMM
    • WWII 401396 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 January 1912 RNZAF Biographies (R17845612) AvondaleChristchurch RNZAF Biographies (R17845612)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Father: Mr. S. G. Lindsay of Avondale, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Attended Mt. Albert Grammar School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845612)) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Born Avondale, Auckland on the 6th January 1912, attended Mt. Albert Grammar School. Grocer. Enlisted RNZAF as Airman Pilot u/t 4th June 1940. Training terminated August 1940, remustered as Air Observer U/T 1st September 1940. Embarked for Canada 5th December 1940. Attached RCAF 23rd December 1940, No. 4 AOS 27th December 1940, No. 4 B and GS 18th March 1941, promoted Sgt and awarded Air Observer Badge 26th April 1941, commissioned P/O 27th May 1941. Embarked for UK 18th June 1941. No. 3 PRC 17th July 1941, No. 22 OTU 21st July 1941. Posted to No. 104 Sqn 20th September 1941 (8 ops). Son of Samuel and Anne Lindsay (née Belcher, Avondale) A total of 235 flying hours logged - lost on this his ninth operation. Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 13 July 2017 -
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  • Memorial name
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Memorial Cross, 1939 - 1940, St Judes (Anglican) Church, St Jude Street, Avondale, Auckland AWMM
    • Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • My mother Jean Cartwright was engaged to Mr. Lindsay when he was killed in action.
    Public - Sharon - Researcher - 12 November 2016



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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • 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
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) 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 - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
13 July 2017KelvinGt. Yarmouth, Norfolk, EnglandResearcher
12 November 2016SharonCollingwood, Ontario. CanadaResearcher

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