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Ronald George Wigg

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald George AWMM
  • Surname
    Wigg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41229 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 October 1914 AWMM RemueraAuckland 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • 8 E&R FTS, Woodley AWMM
    • 7 FTS, Peterborough AWMM
    • 8 FTS, Montrose AWMM
    • 2 FTS, Brize Norton AWMM
    • 6 ATS, Warmwell AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 1938 AWMM 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Kings College

    Worked for an Insurance Company after leaving school.

    Travelled to England and applied for a Short Service Commission in RAF.

    Had attained the rank of squadron leader at the conclusion of his service

    Transferred to RNZAF in 1943

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 August 1976 AWMM
    Age 61 AWMM
    KawakawaBay of Islands 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p.435-437 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Ministry for Culture and Heritage. (2012). New Zealanders serving with RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, 10 July – 31 October 1940. [A list compiled by Ministry for Culture and Heritage with Errol Martyn]. AWMM
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