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David Arthur Johnston

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  • Service number
    • WWII NZ7056 AWMM
    • WWII 7056 AWMM
    • Air Force No: 4213894 -prior to Navy Public - Mary Denise - Child - 28 May 2016 - Personal written record, as documented by David Johnston
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Navy AWMM
    • Army 30/3/42 to 30/10/42; Air Force 30/10/42 to 11/5/43; Navy 12/5/43 to 9/1/46 Public - Mary Denise - Child - 28 May 2016 - Personal written record, as documented by David Johnston
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of David Arthur Johnston, NZ7056 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Sean Dick 1118-2054. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of David Arthur Johnston, NZ7056 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Sean Dick 1118-2054. CC-BY-N …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ7056 AWMM
    • WWII 7056 AWMM
    • Air Force No: 4213894 -prior to Navy Public - Mary Denise - Child - 28 May 2016 - Personal written record, as documented by David Johnston
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 October 1924 Public source
  • 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

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Navy AWMM
    • Army 30/3/42 to 30/10/42; Air Force 30/10/42 to 11/5/43; Navy 12/5/43 to 9/1/46 Public - Mary Denise - Child - 28 May 2016 - Personal written record, as documented by David Johnston
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ7056 AWMM
    • WWII 7056 AWMM
    • Air Force No: 4213894 -prior to Navy Public - Mary Denise - Child - 28 May 2016 - Personal written record, as documented by David Johnston
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • Army -Driver (of rations &supplies); Air Force (pilot training); trf to Navy (scheme F) Public - Mary Denise - Child - 28 May 2016 - Personal written record, as documented by David Johnston

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Papakura RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 July 2016 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald, 1 August 2016 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol 3, p.609 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 8), Archives New Zealand, R21465683, AAYT AWMM
    • Allison, D., Richards, R., & Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. (2009). Flying navy : the story of new zealanders who flew in the fleet air arm in world war i and world war ii and the roll of honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland [N.Z.] : Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM

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28 May 2016Mary DeniseWarkworth, New ZealandChild

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