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Roy Oldfield Calvert

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Roy Oldfield Calvert portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Roy Oldfield Calvert portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Oldfield AWMM
  • Surname
    Calvert AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ404890 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 October 1913 AWMM CambridgeWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1939 AWMM 127 Victoria Street, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Florence May Calvert (fiancee), New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot Public - John - Researcher - 25 March 2021 - C. Hanson By Such Deeds
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 1939 AWMM
      Age 26 AWMM
      Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • Enlisted 1 December 1940 Public - John - Researcher - 25 March 2021 - C. Hanson By Such Deeds
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    27 Public - John - Researcher - 25 March 2021 - C. Hanson By Such Deeds

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Prostate cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked as a Trainee Pilot, rank unknown

    His headstone includes the text: Squadron Leader R O Calvert D F C & 2 Bars AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 2002 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    CambridgeWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hautapu Cemetery, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM Returned Services Section, 232 Block B AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 26 March 2002 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Wikidata Entity
    http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q7372640
    Further Reference
  • References
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 26 March 2002 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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25 March 2021JohnPerth WAResearcher

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