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Newson, Warrant Officer Reginald Arthur - Papers

Collection | Ref # 2010/355 | Held by Air Force Museum of New Zealand

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Newson, Warrant Officer Reginald Arthur - Papers


Newson, Warrant Officer Reginald Arthur

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Collection relating to the service of NZ422721 Warrant Officer Reginald Athur Newson with the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF).

This collection contains a medal group, as well as one photograph, and administrative-type documentation relating to Warrant Officer Newson's enlistment in, service with, and discharge from the RNZAF. There is also a copy of an RSA Tribute to Mr Newson, compiled following his death in 2004, which contains an outline of his Air Force service.

Warrant Officer Newson joined the RNZAF in 1942 and trained as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner in Canada under the Empire Air Training Scheme. He was later posted to RAF Coastal Command as an aircrew member. Following World War Two, he was posted to the RNZAF Reserve, and served another short period of regular service from 1952 to 1953.

Dates covered:

1942 - 1953



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Levin · England · Canada · RNZAF Wigram, New Zealand


Air Gunner · Military Training · Military Service · Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) · Empire Air Training Scheme · Royal Air Force (RAF) · Wireless Operator · Coastal Command RAF · Returned Services Association (RSA)

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