Keith Thomas SHAW

Serial Number: NZ422324
RNZAF Trade: Pilot
Date of Enlistment: 4th of April 1942
Rank Achieved: Flying Officer
Flying Hours:
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Date of Birth: 6th of November 1920, at Hamilton
Personal Details:

Service Details: Keith Shaw joined the RNZAF at Rotorua for Initial Training Wing on the 4th of April 1942. Following elementary flying training in New Zealand he embarked on the Day Star liner for further flying training in Canada on the 31st of October 1942.

Having achieved the rank of Flight Sergeant, on the 27th of April 1944 Keith was commissioned as a Pilot Officer. By 1945 he'd risen again to Flying Officer rank, and he was transferred to the Active List of the Reserve of Officers on the 17th of March 1945.

Date of Death: November 1991, in Tauranga

Connection with Cambridge: Keith is believed to have lived in the Cambridge district for a time before the war

Thanks To: Errol Martyn who helped with some details for this page

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