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Duncan Harold McArthur

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Portrait Duncan Harold McArthur (36243) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait Duncan Harold McArthur (36243) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Duncan Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    McArthur AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    36243 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 July 1920 RNZAF Biographies (R17845613) WarkworthNorthland RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 11 June 2020 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. S. E. Wall, R. D. Okaihau, North Auckland AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. S. E. Wall of North Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Duncan McArthur was the son of Francis and Sidney Elvira McArthur, of Okaihau, New Zealand; husband of Peggy McArthur, of Hempstead, New York State, U.S.A.

    Educated at Parua Bay School, Whangarei and Whangarei Boys High School.

    He left for England as one of the first group on a short commission with the RAF in 1939

    Attended Whangarei High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ma - McW. Archives New Zealand (R17845613) - 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 Deceased New Zealanders (Formerly) serving with RAF [Royal Air Force]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845760). AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
18 August 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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