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Jane Winstone



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jane AWMM
  • Surname
    Winstone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 September 1912 AWMM WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
    Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1942 AWMM AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jane Winstone was the daughter of Arthur George Winstone and Lina Storme Clapham, of Wanganui

    Fiance of Angus Carr MacKenzie (NZ404491) lost on an operation in the Atlantic in 1942.

    She took up flying at the age of 16 and flew solo at age 17. She also met her fiance through the Wanganui Aero Club.

    In 2005 a retirement village in Wanganui was named in memory of "one of New Zealand's greatest aviators" the Jane Winstone Retirement Village. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    10 February 1944 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    ShropshireEngland AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Maidenhead Cemetery, Berkshire, England AWMM Sec. D. Row W. Grave 17. AWMM
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  • Memorial name
    Jane Winstone Retirement Village, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Laine, S. (1989). Silver wings : New Zealand women aviators. Wellington, N.Z.: Grantham House. AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM