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Halldane, Flight Lieutenant Frederick "Fred" Arthur - Papers

Collection | Ref # 1980/475 | Held by Air Force Museum of New Zealand

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Title:

Halldane, Flight Lieutenant Frederick "Fred" Arthur - Papers

Creator:

Halldane, Flight Lieutenant Frederick "Fred" Arthur

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

23 items

Reference number:

1980/475

Description:

Collection of photographs, paper documents and manuscripts relating to the military service of Flight Lieutenant Frederick Arthur Halldane, B.E.M., RNZAF.

Includes photographs, letters (both personal and official), telegrams, newspaper clippings and death notice/obituary.

Fred Halldane joined the Royal Marines in 1913, aged 15. He moved to New Zealand 14 years later and joined the New Zealand Army, transferring to the New Zealand Permanent Air Force (later Royal New Zealand Air Force) in 1932. In total he spent 59 years in the Armed Services, before retiring to Australia in 1972. He died in Brisbane on 3 March 1974, aged 75.

Dates covered:

1972 - 1974

Access conditions:

No restrictions.

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Places:

Christchurch · Christchurch, New Zealand · Brisbane, Australia

Keywords:

World War, 1914-1918 · World War, 1939-1945 · Military Service · Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) · New Zealand Permanent Air Force (NZPAF) · Royal Marines

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