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James Macintosh McCready

James Macintosh McCready - This image may be subject to copyright

James Macintosh McCready - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Macintosh AWMM
  • Surname
    McCready AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ2096 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • School Cadets AWMM
    • 3rd Field Regiment, NZ Artillery AWMM
    • 18th Field Regiment, NZ Artillery AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 17 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Trainee teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Undulant Fever (Fiji, 1946) AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • On completion of service returned to University and Teachers' College for the years 1946-49. Was in Army doing Compulsory Military Training when Japanese attacked., transferred to RNZAF 18 June 1943.

    Pilot training: Wings 16 March 1944. Transferred to Reserve of Officers 1946

    Active in school cadets until 1970. Last rank held in Cadets was Flight Lieutenant. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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