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Athol Gordon McIntyre

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Athol Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    McIntyre AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    36257 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 January 1917 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Aircraft Engineer/Civilian AWMM
    Military Representative in Aero Division of Rolls Royce AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Wellington Aero Club, Rongotai (Elementary Flying training) AWMM
    • No 1 FTS, Wigram (Acting Pilot Officer - 12 January 1939) AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Shell splinters in right leg AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Educated at New Plymouth Boys' High School. Head boy in 1937.

      Applied for short-term commission in RNZAF accepted end of March 1939. Transferred to RAF in 1940

      At the end of the war continued with Royal Air Force. In January 1947 was posted to 222 Squadron, Tangmere flying Meteors. In March 1947 was posted to America on an exchange programme with the USAF. Following his return to Britain McIntyre was posted to HQ II Group in May 1948 as Personal Assistant to the AOC, Air Vice Marshal S.F. Vincent.

      In October 1949 McIntyre went to HQ British Forces, Aden on a non-flying staff job. Returning to Britain in June 1952.

      He was awarded the AFC in 1958 and retired in November 1958 from the RAF with the rank of Squadron Leader.

      Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July - 31 October 1940 AWMM
    • Died in the County of Cornwall 2011.

      Married Renee W Cast December 1941 at Leighton Buzzard Bedfordshire

      Married Mary V Reynolds June 1965 Westminster London Public - John - 8 September 2017 - Ancestry.co.uk
      Battle of Britain Monument London
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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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • Wynn, K. (1989). Men of the Battle of Britain. Norwich, England: Gliddon Books. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p. 286-287 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Ministry for Culture and Heritage. (2012). New Zealanders serving with RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, 10 July – 31 October 1940. [A list compiled by Ministry for Culture and Heritage with Errol Martyn]. AWMM

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