Pilot Officer

Frederick Burns Richardson

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of Frederick and Emily Margaret Richardson, of Wellington City, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES
CONTRIBUTED

Public Contributions:

My uncle Eric (as his father was also Frederick)was a bomber pilot as he was too tall for the Spitfires. At 21 he was training new pilots and the information we have was that he died during a training mission either over Britain or off the coast. At the time of his death his parents and brother John (my father) were living in Tawa, Wellington. ... Read More

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Casualty

Service Number: 
41997
Forenames: 
Frederick Burns
Surname: 
Richardson
Rank: 
Pilot Officer
Date of Birth:
Not known
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Armed Force: 
Air Force
Unit:
Royal New Zealand Air Force

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Not known
Date of Death:
14 February 1942
Day of Death:
Saturday
Age at Death: 
21
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Royal New Zealand Air Force

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
2. A. 9.
Cemetery Location: 
United Kingdom
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