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James Lachlan Birtles

Headstone of Fl Lieut James Lachlan BIRTLES 422250. Greenpark General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 125, Plot 2. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Fl Lieut James Lachlan BIRTLES 422250. Greenpark General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Lachlan AWMM
  • Surname
    Birtles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 422250 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Matsonia AWMM

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 December 2002 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 91 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Greenpark General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 125, Plot 2 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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