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John Aston Wilkinson

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Sergeant John Aston Wilkinson of Auckland. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19421007-19-5 . Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Sergeant John Aston Wilkinson of Auckland. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Heritage Coll …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Aston AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilkinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 404627 AWMM
    • WWII NZ404627 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 November 1919 AWMM GisborneNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 404627 AWMM
    • WWII NZ404627 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    28 July 1942 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 29 July 1942 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the 'Goldfish Club'. Source: Hanson, By Such Deeds, p.514. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 February 1945 AWMM
    TaurangaTauranga AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    NZ-On-Screen Memories of Service 3
    https://www.nzonscreen.com/title/memories-service-john-wilkinson-2016
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • 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
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.514 AWMM

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26 February 2018KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
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