Flight Sergeant [Pilot]

Leonard Arthur Townrow

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of Walter Howard Townrow and of Ruth Townrow (nee White), of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES
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Years ago, I heard the story of Len for the first time, how he crashed in 1943, how he was severely wounded and died eleven months later in a German Luftwaffelazarett (Air Force hospital). Since then... Read More

Casualty

Service Number: 
415041
Name:
Leonard Arthur Townrow
Rank: 
Flight Sergeant
Additional Rank:
Pilot
Date of Birth:
20 August 1920
Place of Birth: 
Dunedin, New Zealand
Next of Kin: 
Mrs R. Townrow (mother), C/o Public Trust, Dunedin, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment:
Salesperson
Armed Force: 
Air Force
Unit:
Royal New Zealand Air Force, 100 (RAF) Squadron

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died of injuries whilst a Prisoner of War
Date of Death:
24 April 1944
Day of Death:
Monday
Age at Death: 
24
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Embarkation Place:
Auckland, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
01 January 1970
Destination:
Canada

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

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Row 1. Grave 5.
Cemetery Location: 
Netherlands
Leonard Arthur Townrow
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