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Full Name
Athol Eric Kilner
Rank Last Held
Flying Officer
Forename(s)
Athol Eric
Surname
Kilner
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
NZ4216055
Gender
Male
Body on Embarkation
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Air Force, 17 Squadron
Place of Death
Pacific
Date of Death
17 October 1944
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1944
Cause of Death
Killed on air operations
Memorial Name
  • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference
Panel 4.
Biographical Notes
Son of Francis Thomas Kilner and of Doretta Cecilia Kilner (nee Woolhouse), of Wanganui
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Bourail Memorial panels 4th from left Panel 4
  • Bourail Memorial, Panel 4. names
Further References
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record. URL: http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2187283
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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