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Allan Gordon MacDonald

Headstone of Fly Off Allan Gordon MACDONALD 421737. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 4835. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Fly Off Allan Gordon MACDONALD 421737. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Cou …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    MacDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ421737 AWMM
    • WWII 421737 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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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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  • Son of Robert Stuart Macdonald, and of Mary Macdonald (nee Gordon), of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

    The seven crew initially were buried in a collective grave on the edge of a wood 600 metres north of the town but were later reinterred at Rheinberg. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    • 24 December 1943 AWMM
      Age 25 AWMM
      AWMM
    • 24 December 1943 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 25 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Rheinberg War Cemetery, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany AWMM 10. D. 2. AWMM
    • Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 48, Plot 35 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2047981
    Sources Used
  • 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
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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