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Noel Percy Morse

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Photograph of Pilot Officer Noel Percy (Bill) Morse, England, 1941. Writing on photograph reads 'With love Bill 10/2/41'. Image kindly provided by Sandy Morse (August 2020).

Photograph of Pilot Officer Noel Percy (Bill) Morse, England, 1941. Writing on photograph reads 'Wit …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Noel Percy AWMM
  • Surname
    Morse AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ404397 AWMM
    • WWII 404397 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    October 14th, 1914 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 10 June 2020 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Brisbane, Queensland Australia. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 10 June 2020 - Research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Radio Engineer. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 10 June 2020 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Percy Algernon and Beatrice Morse of Sydeny, Australia AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. P. A. Morse. 44 Redan Street, Mosman, Sydney, Australia AWMM
  • 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Pilot/Military AWMM
    • Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 November 1940 Martyn Radio engineer/Civilian Martyn
  • 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended North Sydney Boys High School. Son of Percy Algernon and Beatrice Morse (nee Wilson), Mosman, Sydney. Source: Martyn, For Your Tomorrow, Vol. 3, p.357.

    Attended North Sydney Boy's High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 April 1942 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    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
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3, p.357 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
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 February 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
10 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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