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Malcolm Keith Carswell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Malcolm Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Carswell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 39780 AWMM
    • NZ2360 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Fighter Controller AWMM
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 4 January 1937 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Chemist's apprentice/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Burns to arms and legs, canon shell splinters to chest and thighs. AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served Royal Air Force 5 April 1937-, and served with the Royal New Zealand Air Force 1 January 1944- 26 January 1946

    He was a pilot and then a fighter controller

    Grounded on medical advice due to injuries sustained, then worked as fighter controller in England, Malta, Scotland

    Cousin of Francis Campbell Carswell DFC Flight Lieutenant with the Royal New Zealand Air Force, a navigator.

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July - 31 October 1940 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    7 July 2003 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

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p. 61-65 AWMM