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John Edward Stewart Morton

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John was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC).

John was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC).

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Edward Stewart AWMM
  • Surname
    Morton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 36245 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 June 1915 Thompson, New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force InvercargillSouthland Thompson, New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force
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  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

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
    Pilot/Military 75 (NZ) Squadron Association
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1939 Thompson, New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Chief Training Instructor, 203 Group, Middle East, 1943 to 1945. Source: Thompson, New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force, Vol.1, p.187.

    Attended Christ's College. Public source.

    Fighter Ace, Second World War. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 September 1974 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waimairi Cemetery, Burnside, Christchurch, Canterbury AWMM Plot 8, Lawn AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    J.E.S. Morton crew 18.09.40, 75 (NZ) Squadron Association
    https://75nzsquadron.wordpress.com/j-e-s-morton-crew-18-09-40/
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Vol.1, p.187 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.589 AWMM

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13 October 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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