139 Squadron Mosquito XX KB205 XD-N
Took off from RAF Upwood at 20:00.
Robert was a very good friend and hung out with my late parents in Rotorua prior to the 1939/1945
James Strang Laidlaw was born in Invercargill, NZ, 9th December, 1829, to Eliza ( née Dewar) and
I do not know much about my Grandmother's brother, except that he died from pneumonia in Eng
John Findlater Robb's date of birth was 10 July 1877. [Record since amended - NZWGT]
DEATH ON SERVICE (newspaper article, undated)
Attached are attestation papers, service records, payroll, embarkation, soldiers will leaving his
Birth Date - Joseph Mawson Tait: 06/06/1895. [Record since amended - NZWGT]
Trevor was the gunner in a Sherman tank and was killed during the battle for Orsogna.
Born 3 June 1919.
I wrote an article for NZ Society of Genealogists about my great uncle Lorenzo which is attached
Transcript of a letter sent to my Great Grandmother, William (Bill) sister regarding Bill Andrews
"Old Lancaster Grammar School boy's death from wounds.
Born: Christchurch, NZ 27 May 1917
Enlisted 13 December 1940
Born Richard Allan Gillingham, 9 Sept 1891, Greymouth was employed by Herbert Haines and Co.
Remembered in Pleasant Valley Hall, Geraldine, New Zealand.