Māori › Kossuth John Newman Born 15 February 1912 - Died 26 May 1965 PDF Key details Service numberWWII NZ481286 AWMM 130331 AWMM Also known asKoss AWMM Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Last rankWW2 Wing Commander Hanson WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Kossuth John Newman, Auckland Weekly News, 2 August 1944. Auckland Lib … Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesKossuth John AWMM SurnameNewman AWMM Ingoa Also known asKoss AWMM Service numberWWII NZ481286 AWMM 130331 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth15 February 1912 Hanson Hokianga, Northland Hanson Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignBurma AWMM Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Service numberWWII NZ481286 AWMM 130331 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsDistinguished Flying Cross and bar (DFC*) AWMM 6 June 1944; 8 December 1944 AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade ProficiencyPilot AWMM EnlistmentWW2 7 May 1940 Hanson Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Royal New Zealand Air Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW2 18 September 1946 AWMM Wing Commander Hanson Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Kossuth and Emma Charlotte Newman. Public source.Commanding Officer, 684 (PR) Squadron, November 1945 to April 1946. Source: Hanson, By Such Deeds, p.368.Attended Whangarei Boys' High School. Source: Whangarei Boys' High School Old Boys' Association Newsletter, Issue 8, November 2011. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death26 May 1965 Hanson Age 53 AWMM Lower Moutere, Tasman Hanson Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryPlot 48, Row 1, RSA Block, Motueka Cemetery, Motueka AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Kossuth John Newman by laying a poppy. Keith Allan Francis Newman Kenneth Edward Newman Kossuth John Newman Laurence Wilfrid Newman Laurie Frank Newman Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Kossuth John Newman Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksInterview, Squadron Leader K. J. Newman (Koss), recorded in 1945 talking about reconnaissance survey work in Burma, with the RAF, Radio New Zealand https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/soundshistorical/20120205 Further Reference DocumentsHanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM p.368 AWMM Information kindly provided by family AWMM This record was partially created from data kindly provided by Dale Calder. AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.