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Giles Bacchus Marsh

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Class photo No.4 Solo Flight Training School Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada 1941, supplied by Mr. Leslie Adams of Hamilton in 2001 - This image may be subject to copyright

Class photo No.4 Solo Flight Training School Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada 1941, supplied by Mr. L …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Giles Bacchus AWMM
  • Surname
    Marsh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ414657 AWMM
    • WWII 414657 AWMM
    • WWII 414657 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 June 1920 AWMM WyndhamSouthland AWMM
  • 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
  • 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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Giles Marsh was the son of Giles Bacchus Marsh and Blanche Irene Marsh of Wyndham, Southland.

    He was a member of No.4 Solo Flight Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1941 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    27 January 1943 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands AWMM 12. B. 8. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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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/2646559
    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
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