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Norman Thomas Newton

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Portrait from Weekly News; 29 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from Weekly News; 29 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Newton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ416526 AWMM
    • WWII 416526 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 May 1920 AWMM LondonEngland 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ416526 AWMM
    • WWII 416526 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) AWMM
    18 January 1944 AWMM
    "This Officer has completed numerous operations against the enemy, inthe course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty" By Such Deeds, p. 369 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Norman Newton was the son of Thomas Henry Newton and of Lily Rose Newton (nee Reading), of Wellington. Also served in the Wellington Regt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heemskerk Protestant Churchyard, Noord-Holland, Netherlands AWMM Plot 1 Grave 308 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • 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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