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James Duff Hewett

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Chapel King's College Otahuhu. CC BY John Halpin 2014.
Chapel King's College Otahuhu. CC BY John Halpin 2014. AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Duff AWMM
  • Surname
    Hewett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ414725 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Hewitt was the son of James Duff Hewett and Lynda Ellen Hewett, of Wellington City; husband of Joan Hewett, of Waiuku, New Zealand.

    James (known as Peter) was the son of J.D. Hewett and Mrs Hewett formerly of Auckland and later of Kilbirnie. He attended King's College (Town House) from 1928-1930. He was employed by the Public Works Department in the South Island engaged in erecting and inspecting overhead electric lines. He enjoyed the outdoor life and was a keen mountaineer and a member of the Canterbury Mountaineering Club. He died in flying operations in the final stage of his pilot training. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    31 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    WoodbourneMarlborough AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM 45. A. C. AWMM
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