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Cameron Archer Turner

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cameron Archer AWMM
  • Surname
    Turner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    C. A. Turner AWMM
  • Service number
    • 37618 AWMM
    • WWII NZ1033 AWMM
    • Vietnam 70014 AWMM
    • Vietnam C70014 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 August 1915 AWMM WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Josephine Mary Turner (wife), Karori, Wellington AWMM
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot AWMM
  • Enlistment
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
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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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  • Son of James Oswald Turner and Vida Catherine Turner. Married to

    Honourary Aide-de-Camp to HE the Governor General, 1 Apr 1950 - 31 Mar 1952.

    1940-1943: Sqn Ldr, Air Staff

    1944: Commanding Officer of RNZAF Stations Nausori, Fiji and Guadalcanal - A/ WG CDR

    1945: Director of Signals

    1949-1950: RNZAF Liaison Officer, Melbourne

    1950-1958: Base Commander - RNZAF Station Taieri & RNZAF Station Ohakea

    1958: Air Member for Personnel, Wellington

    1961: Air Officer Commanding London Headquarters

    1964-66: Air Board (Supply), Wellington

    Jul 1966 - Jul 1969: Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) and Air Officer Commanding the RNZAF

    Visited Vietnam as Chief of the Air Staff in November 1967.

    CAF at the time of this flight- 12.11.1966 -source unit history sheet. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 November 1999 Cemetery Record
    Age 84 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand Cemetery Record
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Makara Cemetery Wellington New Zealand AWMM Plot 5/O, Soldier's Section AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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