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Colin James MacDonald

486 Squadron RNZAF Pilots. From left, Cornelius James Sheddan,, William Alan Liddell Trott, Brian John O'Connor, Arthur Ernest Umbers, John Edward Wood, Colin James McDonald, William Lister Miller.

486 Squadron RNZAF Pilots, Colin McDonald sixth from left.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin James AWMM
  • Surname
    MacDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 412706 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 September 1919 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    September 12th, 1919. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 15 October 2020 - research
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 15 October 2020 - research
  • Birth notes
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  • Post war occupation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 412706 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Flight Lieutenant Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 15 October 2020 - research

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). Public - Ian Banls - Researcher - 15 October 2020 - RESEARCH

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW2 Vessel was Awatea AWMM
    • WW2

Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
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Medical history

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Death

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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

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15 October 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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