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Thomas James Albert Long

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Headstone, Andover Cemetery (2007) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Andover Cemetery (2007) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas James Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Long AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413095 AWMM
    • WWII 413095 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Robert & Mary Ann LONG of Clive, Hastings Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 July 2023 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/thomas-james-albert-long
  • Address before enlistment
    Kaiti, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 July 2023 - News Report - GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXIX, ISSUE 20917, 17 OCTOBER 1942, PAGE 1
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. R. Long of Napier 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert Long and of Mary Ann Long (nee Burke), of Clive, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

    Attended St Joseph's Convent School, Hastings (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845612)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andover Cemetery, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot H. Grave 39. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    LONG —Pilot Officer Thomas James Albert (Tommy), killed on active Service, youngest: son of Mr. and Mrs: Ri Long, Clive, Hawke’s Bay, and late of- Wilton. Kaiti. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 July 2023 - ROLL OF HONOUR
    GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXIX, ISSUE 20917, 17 OCTOBER 1942, PAGE 1
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Gisborne First World War Memorial, The Esplanade, Kaiti, Gisborne AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 1 p. 257; vol. 3 p. 305 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
    • Information kindly provided by family 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 Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Killed - Officers (Canada, Pacific, Europe) - Airmen (Canada, India and Far East)]. Archives New Zealand (R17845748) AWMM

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19 July 2023Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher

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