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Richmond Lovett Meredith

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  M_029. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel M_029. Image taken June 2020.

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richmond Lovett AWMM
  • Surname
    Meredith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411768 AWMM
    • WWII 411768 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
    • NZ411768 AWMM
    • WWII 411768 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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    • Richmond Meredith was the son of Richmond D. Meredith and of Isabel Mary Meredith (nee Corboy), of Otorohanga, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Born on the 17th June 1920 at Otorohanga. Apprentice plumber prior to service. Enlisted at Levin on the 16th March 1941 and obtained Air Gunners badge and promotion to sergeant on the 24th October 1941 and commissioned on the 27th October 1941. Son of Richmond Double Meredith and of Isabel Mary Meredith (née Corboy), of Otorohanga, Auckland, New Zealand. Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 22 February 2021 - and of course Errol Martyn
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About death

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  • Death
    29 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Europe 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



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  • Memorial name
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 February 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
02 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
17 February 2018AdeleKawhiaOther relative

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