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Kenneth Duncan Matheson

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    Matheson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    K.d matheson Public - Gemma - Other relative - 24 April 2017 - Family and also the paper past and also auckland central website.
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ425122 AWMM
    • WWII 425122 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


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ425122 AWMM
    • WWII 425122 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Kenneth Matheson was the son of William Donald and Blanche Matheson; husband of Edna May Matheson, of Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM
    • K.d matheson was born on 29 September 1909 and died on the 31 March 1944. He was a Lancaster airbomber and also a co-pilot at the time his plane he was flying was shot down by a night fighter. Public - Gemma - Other relative - 24 April 2017 - Internet
    • He also flew 467 hrs and 25th op and twelve of them had been to Berlin. Public - Gemma - Other relative - 24 April 2017 - Internet
    • The plane he was flying crashed at kunreuth 7km south east of forchhiem Public - Gemma - Other relative - 24 April 2017 - Internet
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About death

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  • Death
    31 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Durnbach War Cemetery, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany AWMM 8. B. 8. AWMM
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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • References
    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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24 April 2017GemmaNelson New Zealand Other relative

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