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David William Metherell

Portrait from The Weekly News; 8 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 8 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David William AWMM
  • Surname
    Metherell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ39927 AWMM
    • WWII 39927 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
    Muriel Constance Metherell (mother), 7 Galatea Street, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941-1945 Burma AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ39927 AWMM
    • WWII 39927 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Clerk AWMM
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • David Metherell was the son of Edward Lester Metherell and Muriel Constance Metherell, of Herne Bay, Auckland.

    Educated at Bayfield School and Wesley College

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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