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James Clarence Ralph

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

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

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Clarence AWMM
  • Surname
    Ralph AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ414340 AWMM
    • WWII 414340 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1919 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. J. C. A. Ralph of Auckland AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. I. Ralph(M) 7 Eldon Road, Mt. Eden, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)
  • 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Ralph was the son of Joseph Clarence and Isa Ralph of Mount Eden, Auckland.

    Attended The Seddon Memorial Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Berlin, Germany AWMM 5.F.7 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Think of you often. You were my grandfathers brother. Such a sad loss at only 24.. Dallas
    Public - Dallas - Other Relative - 22 February 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald. 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) - Qu - Sl. Archives New Zealand (R17845615) - 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
    • 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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