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George Wells

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  • Service number
    NZ391886 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant (Observer) AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 10 Squadron, RAF AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Wells AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ391886 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Feilding, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Feilding, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ391886 AWMM
  • Military service
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, attached Royal Air Force AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant (Observer) AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 10 Squadron, RAF AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Wells parents were George and Ada Rose Wells, of Feilding

    Two brothers lost their lives: Charles Easton Wells (NZ411112) and George Wells (NZ391886) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    25 July 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    North Sea AWMM
  • Death notes
    North Sea AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Den Burg Cemetery,Texel, Noord-Holland, Netherlands AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Plot K. Row 3. Grave 61. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). pp.47-48. AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol 1, p. 134-135; vol 3. p. 500 AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
      Portrait p.29. AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
      pp.47-48. AWMM