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Raymond John Carrington

Portrait of Raymond John Carrington. Image kindly provided by Trish Cracknell (January 2019). Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Raymond John Carrington. Image kindly provided by Trish Cracknell (January 2019). Image …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond John AWMM
  • Surname
    Carrington AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ray AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 71038 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 August 1923 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Steward 14 Squadron (R20220122)
  • Enlistment
    WW2 26 May 1944 AWMM Upholsterer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Following his Second World War service in the Equipment Section, 6 Squadron, RNZAF, Raymond Carrington was stationed at RNZAF Wigram, RNZAF Taieri and Tengah Base, Singapore. Family Source.

    Served in the Royal New Zealand Air Force for 22 years and 10 months. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    7 July 2008 AWMM
    RiccartonChristchurch AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Manning - Adjustments to Strengths - RNZAF Bases and Units - 14 Squadron (1965-1967). Archives New Zealand, Wellington ABFK W4266 7281 Box 211 (R20220122) AWMM

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