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David Pullinger

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  P_018. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel P_018. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    Pullinger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ405507 AWMM
    • WWII 405507 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 May 1912 RNZAF Biographies (R17845614) CambridgeWaikato RNZAF Biographies (R17845614)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of William Laurence Pullinger and of Hilda May Pullinger (nee Malcolm), of Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 1 August 2023 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/david-pullinger
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • William Laurence Pullinger (father), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. H. M. Pullinger of Gisborne AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Laurence and Hilda May Pullinger (nee Malcolm) of Gisborne

    Attended Gisborne High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845614)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery, Lincolnshire, England AWMM Section C Grave 263 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Sergeant David Pullinger, killed in an aircraft accident. His mother is Mrs. M. H. Pullinger, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 1 August 2023 - LOSS OF 10 FLIERS
    GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXIX, ISSUE 20883, 8 SEPTEMBER 1942, PAGE 2
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Gisborne First World War Memorial, The Esplanade, Kaiti, Gisborne AWMM

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  • Uncle David, Even though you died before I was born rest assured you were a well loved member of your brother John's family
    Public - Prue - Child - 18 November 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 August 2023Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
18 November 2018PrueHAMILTONChild

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