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Greville Randell

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Portrait, Greville Randell - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Greville Randell - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Greville AWMM
  • Surname
    Randell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ427230 AWMM
    • WWII 427230 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 October 1920 AWMM TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ427230 AWMM
    • WWII 427230 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
  • 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 whilst on an unsuccessful air operation to rescue a downed pilot AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Edgar Randell and of Ivy Margaret Randell (nee Poad); husband of June Florence Randell, of Hataitai, Wellington

    Next of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Mrs J.F. Hollis, Wellington. Anyone interested in further information about the incident in which Grevill Randell died could contact Armoury staff. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 January 1945 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 8.09 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Memorial stone, Museum of Transport & Technology (MOTAT), Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Northcote College, 1 Kauri Glen Rd, Northcote, Auckland 0627 AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • Ross, J. (1955). Royal New Zealand Air Force. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      RNZAF units on green island. (1955). p. 301 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • New Zealand Fighter Pilots Association Journal AWMM
      January 15th 1945: the RNZAF's Blackest day. March 1999, No. 24, p. 5-11 AWMM

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