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    Default Sergeant Trevor Adrian Stow 120782

    Enlisted Fiji for RAF. Originally from Canterbury and CWGC 11 July 1945 Canterbury. Must have died of wounds after being repatriated. Would like to track down event and or squadron details

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    Hello,

    Most likely died of illness:

    Commissioned 02/05/1942
    711071 Trevor Adrian STOW (120782) RAFVR
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...5628/page/3046
    23/10/1942 - Dangerously Ill List
    08/12/1942 - Seriously Ill List
    02/01/1943 - Removed from Seriously Ill List
    To relinquish his commission on account of ill-health, 14/06/1943 - LG: 06/07/1943
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...upplement/3042
    Repatriated ?
    11/07/1945 - Died at 238 Port Hills Rd., Hillsborough, Christchurch, N.Z.
    12/07/1945 - Private Cremation. Lamb & Hayward Ltd., 292 Cashel St., Christchurch.

    Col
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 3rd December 2018 at 07:09.

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    Stow was born at Christchurch, New Zealand on 27 January 1916.

    Errol

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    Errol thanks. Does "ill" equate to "wounded" or not ? I presume that this means he came down with some sort of sickness (eg tuberculosis) which finally got to him.

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    Ill means ill! Nothing to do with wounded.

    Errol

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