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William Ronald Parkes

Courtesy Auckland Library collection

Fl/Sgt. William Ronald Parkes NZ/403822 RNZAF

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Ronald AWMM
  • Surname
    Parkes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ403822 AWMM
    • WWII 403822 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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
    • NZ403822 AWMM
    • WWII 403822 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • There is a reference to the loss of William Parkes and the rest of the crew in the diary of Sergeant Pilot Raymond Herbert John Broady (NZ39691). [Ref. MS 883] AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands AWMM Plot A. Row 1. Coll. grave 27-28. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • my brother bill visited your grave in Tilburg Holland I was only at stratford high when you were killed you were & have always been the "HERO" of the family lest we forget bruce
    Public - ian bruce - Sibling - 25 April 2016
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  • to honour my uncle who was shot down over Holland........ flight sergeant 7th sptember 1942 would have been an honour to have met
    Public - ian bruce - Sibling - 25 April 2016
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02 October 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
25 April 2016ian brucenew plymouthSibling

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