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Clarence J. Berryman

Portrait of Clarence J Berryman, 70174 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by  Jen Cornish 1174-7352. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Clarence J Berryman, 70174 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Jen Cornish 1174-7352. CC-BY-N …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence J. AWMM
  • Surname
    Berryman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 70174 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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    • Member of the Dunedin RSA. AWMM
    • Clarence James Berryman, date of death 23 August 2017 (

      "After leaving the air force, he spent about seven years working as an examiner for the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand, before a 15-year stint as a commercial pilot with Mount Cook Airlines.

      His final job in the aviation industry was as a flight simulation instructor based in Christchurch and Auckland, for about a decade, until the early 1980s."

      Clarry was involved in supporting the RNZAF through simulator instruction on Air New Zealand's F-27 Friendship through to 1989. Public - Rodney - 20 December 2021 - In 1989 Clarry instructed me on AirNZ's F-27 simulator for the RNZAF. I understand the RNZAF arranged this through AirNZ, as Clarry didn't need to be 'current'. A super instructor who later trained me to operate and instruct on the simulator.

      Saddned to hear of his passing as reported in 2017:
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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    This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM


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20 December 2021RodneyWellington, New ZealandOther

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