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Ronald O'Neill

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Neill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ron AWMM
    • O'Neil AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ411226 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 January 1922 RNZAF Biographies (R17845614) RNZAF Biographies (R17845614)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • William O'Neill (father), 9 Beaumont Avenue, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Father: Mr. W. O'Neil, 9 Beaumont Avenue, Lower Hutt AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. W. O'Neil of Lower Hutt 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
    Bombardier/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845614)
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Ronald O'Neill was the son of William and Hilda O'Neill, of Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand.

    Name is spelled O'Neil by CWGC. The death notices (1943) all spell the name O'Neill. BDM, death spells Hilda O'Neill

    Attended Hutt Valley High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845614)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany AWMM Collective Grave 8A C 1-15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Na - Py. Archives New Zealand (R17845614) - 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

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