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Richard Macklow Trousdale

Portrait of Squadron Leader Richard Macklow Trousdale, Auckland Weekly News, 27 May 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19420527-22-25. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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    Richard Macklow AWMM
  • Surname
    Trousdale AWMM
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    • 42163 AWMM
    • NZ2414 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 January 1921 AWMM Waimate NorthBay of Islands AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Inter War Feb 1938 AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Richard Trousdale was the son of Archibald and Clarice Rebecca Trousdale, of Howick, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Dorothy Christine Trousdale, of Howick.

    Attended Howick District High School

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    16 June 1947 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery, Somerset, England AWMM Plot 39. Sec. H. Row F. Grave 243 AWMM
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  • His father is Archibald and his file in FindAGrave
    Public - Aurorae - Researcher - 23 October 2018



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