Maurice von Tunzelmann.

Maurice trained with No.3 OTU in 1944 and was posted as Catalina Captain to RNZAF No.5 Squadron. Maurice served one brief period on detachment with No.6 Squadon at Halavo Bay in 1945.

In mid October 1944 FLTLT Tunzelmann captained PB2B-1 NZ4034 PA-F from Funafuti to Pago Pago, Aitutaki, Bora Bora and Papeete, flying between these far flung Pacific outposts for the rest of the month.

His crew at this time was 2nd Pilot W/O Wallace, Navigator FLTLT Bolton, 1st W/Op FGOFF Hudson, 2nd W/Op FLTSGT Phillips, 1st Engineer SGT Bignell, 2nd Engineer SGT Hawke, 3rd Engineer SGT Stewart, and Air Gunner SGT Guiness.