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Eric Steele Doherty

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DFC United Kingdom

DFC United Kingdom

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Steele AWMM
  • Surname
    Doherty AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Francis Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 12 May 2020 - Research
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ415296 AWMM
    • WWII 130107 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 July 1922 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Sep 1941 AWMM c\- New Occidental Hotel, Lambton Quay, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 28 September 1941 AWMM Student/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric Doherty was awarded the US Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM). The citation said "For extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flights from Corsica under American Command June 19th,1944". Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 12 May 2020 - Research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 June 1980 AWMM
    BrisbaneQueensland AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    p.164 AWMM

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12 May 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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