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Colin George Nairne

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George Nairne

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin George AWMM
  • Surname
    Nairne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Nairne Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 18 January 2021 - Family informarion
  • Service number
    • NZ42117 AWMM
    • WWII 42117 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
    Betty Olive Nairne (wife), Richmond, Nelson, 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
    • NZ42117 AWMM
    • WWII 42117 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Joseph and Alice Elizabeth Nairne. Husband of Betty Olive Nairne of Richmond, Nelson AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    22 Public - Keith - Other relative - 1 May 2017 - File
  • Place of death
    English Channel Public - Keith - Other relative - 1 May 2017 - 'For Your Tomorrow' - Errol Martyn
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1077509
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Chorley, W. (1994). Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and crew losses 1942 (Vol. 3). Leicester, England: Midland Counties Publications. AWMM

Contributors

Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 January 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
01 May 2017KeithCanterbury, NZOther relative

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