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Rex Keith Niederer

Portrait of Flying Officer Rex Keith Niederer. Image kindly provided by James Stevenson (August 2021).

Portrait of Flying Officer Rex Keith Niederer. Image kindly provided by James Stevenson (August 2021 …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rex Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Niederer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ436179 AWMM
    • WWII 436179 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
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Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ436179 AWMM
    • WWII 436179 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Rex Niederer was the son of Louis Andrew and Dorothy Jeannette Niederer, of Gorge Road, Southland, New Zealand.

    Barrass, M.B. (2001- 2008). Web site: Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation. "Squadrons numbered in the 400 series were technically units of the RCAF, RAAF and RNZAF, but their members were placed under the operational control of the RAF and are usually considered to be part of the RAF's organisational structure". URL: http://www.rafweb.org/Sqn485-490.htm AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    8 January 1945 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Europe AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France AWMM Block "S". Plot 1. Row M. Grave 4. AWMM
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Sources

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Contributors

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11 February 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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