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David Malyon Russell

Papakura-Karaka War Memorial View 2 (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Papakura-Karaka War Memorial View 2 (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Malyon AWMM
  • Surname
    Russell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ403553 AWMM
    • WWII 403553 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
    Mrs Violet Ada Russell (wife), Manurewa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ403553 AWMM
    • WWII 403553 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Beatrice Hawes Russell, of Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Violet Ada Russell, of Manurewa, Auckland

    Remembered on the Papakura - Karaka War Memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Whyteleafe (St Luke) Churchyard, Surrey, England AWMM Row I. Grave 30. 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
    • Papakura - Karaka War Memorial, Great South Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM

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  • His brother, LAC. John Wilfred Russell was also lost:
    http://www.aircrewremembered.com/macgregor-ronald-bruce-leslie.html
    Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 19 June 2022
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 June 2022KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
24 August 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
27 April 2017MikeCaterham, EnglandOther

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