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Malcolm Hugh Macfarlane

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Malcolm was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Bar.

Malcolm was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Bar.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Malcolm Hugh AWMM
  • Surname
    Macfarlane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ2479 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
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  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 October 1916 Hanson ChristchurchCanterbury Hanson
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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 Hanson
  • Enlistment
    WW2 14 June 1939 Hanson
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • First enlisted in Royal New Zealand Air Force, 14 June 1939. Transferred to Royal Air Force, 17 January 1940. Loaned back to Royal New Zealand Air Force, 31 January 1943 to 3 July 1944. Transferred to Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1 July 1945 to 6 January 1947. Source: Hanson, By Such Deeds, p.313.

    Attended Canterbury Agricultural College, 1934. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    23 July 1977 Hanson
    Age 60 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury Hanson
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  • Cemetery
    Homeview Cemetery, Cheviot, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Plot 300 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      pp.313-4 AWMM
    • 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.189 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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