condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Kossuth John Newman

-
Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Kossuth John Newman, Auckland Weekly News, 2 August 1944. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19440802-25-12. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Kossuth John Newman, Auckland Weekly News, 2 August 1944. Auckland Lib …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kossuth John AWMM
  • Surname
    Newman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Koss AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ481286 AWMM
    • 130331 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    15 February 1912 Hanson HokiangaNorthland 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 ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    Burma AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ481286 AWMM
    • 130331 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 7 May 1940 Hanson
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

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 ›

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 ›
  • Death
    26 May 1965 Hanson
    Age 53 AWMM
    Lower MoutereTasman Hanson
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Plot 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.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Kossuth John Newman

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
    Interview, 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
  • Documents
    • Hanson, 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
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.

Creative Commons License Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License