Frank Russell HAWORTH

Serial Number: NZ391984
RNZAF Trade: Wireless Operator
Date of Enlistment: 28th of December 1939
Rank Achieved: Corporal
Flying Hours: nil known
Operational Sorties: nil known

Date of Birth: 15th of July 1910
Personal Details: Son of Mrs Haworth of Alpha Street and brother of Len Howarth of Cambridge's longtime (and now defunct) furnishing store L.R. Haworth's.

Service Details: Frank was a Wireless Operator with the New Zealand General Reconnaissance Squadron at RNZAF Station Whenuapai in early 1940. He then embarked on the ship Rimutaka on the 25th of July 1940 at Lyttleton, which took him and several other airmen through the Panama Canal and onto Cardiff, Wales.

He was attached to the Royal Air Force. At this time nothimg more is known about Frank's service career.

Details of Death: Died 21st of October 1984, aged 74 years
Buried at: Hautapu cemetery

Connection with Cambridge: Frank was probably born in Cambridge and certainly lived here before the war

The Waikato Independent newspaper dated:
28th of June 1940
1st of November 1944 Back from Mediterranean
13th of December 1944 - Welcome Home


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