Ralph Thomas Mowat
Known as Tom
Serial Number: NZ4313177
RNZAF Trade: Bandsman
Date of Enlistment: 1943
Date of Birth: 22nd of June 1925
Personal Details: Tom played soprano cornet in The Cambridge Municipal Band before the war
Service Details: Tom was a bandsman in the Central Band of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, where he played the cornet. The band toured New Zealand, and they also toured several RNZAF Stations in the Pacific during 1944.
Died: 24th of May 2006
Connection with Cambridge: When the RNZAF visited Cambridge in November 1941, the newspaper reported Bandsman T. Mowat was from Karapiro.