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John Henry Savage

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  • Service number
    NZ404620 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Savage AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ404620 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • 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
    NZ404620 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Herbert John & Margaret Savage (nee Robinson) of Christchurch AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    33 AWMM
  • Date of death
    29 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed on Active Service AWMM
  • Place of death
    Europe AWMM
  • Death notes
    Europe AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany AWMM
  • Grave reference
    12 G 3 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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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
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM