Greville  Randell

Greville Randell[1]

Male 1920 - 1944  (23 years)

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  • Name Greville Randell 
    Born 16 Jun 1920  Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Green Islands, Papua New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • FULL NAME Greville Randell
      RANK LAST HELD Flying Officer
      WAR World War II, 1939-1945
      SERIAL NO. NZ427230
      GENDER Male
      DATE OF BIRTH 14 October 1920
      PLACE OF BIRTH Tauranga, New Zealand
      OCCUPATION BEFORE ENLISTMENT Electroplater
      BODY ON EMBARKATION Royal New Zealand Air Force
      LAST UNIT SERVED Royal New Zealand Air Force, 16 Squadron
      PLACE OF DEATH Pacific
      DATE OF DEATH 15 January 1945
      AGE AT DEATH 24
      YEAR OF DEATH 1945
      CAUSE OF DEATH Killed whilst on an unsuccessful air operation to rescue a downed pilot
      CEMETERY NAME Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia
      GRAVE REFERENCE 8.09
      MEMORIAL NAME Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
      Memorial stone, Museum of Transport & Technology (MOTAT), Auckland, New Zealand
      BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES Son of William Edgar Randell and of Ivy Margaret Randell (nee Poad); husband of June Florence Randell, of Hataitai, Wellington
      Source http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/31061.detail
    Died 15 Jan 1944  Green Islands, Papua New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Person ID I17023  Frost Family
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2014 

    Father William Edgar Randell,   b. 30 Jun 1894, Levin, Horowhenua, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1965, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Ivy Margaret Poad,   b. 08 Nov 1894, Levin, Horowhenua, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Sep 1999, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1920  Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Family ID F9017  Group Sheet

    Family J.F.J. Hopkinson 
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F8903  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jun 1920 - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - - Green Islands, Papua New Guinea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1944 - Green Islands, Papua New Guinea Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Flying Officer Greville Randell
    Flying Officer Greville Randell
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S295] Scott Randell's Family Tree, Scott Randell.

    2. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1945/60419 (Reliability: 3).
      Randell Greville aged 24Y