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George William Jack Blacker

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George William Jack Blacker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George William Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Blacker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 2508 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2508 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 November 1921 AWMM New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 April 1941 AWMM 75 Brougham Street, Wellington E.1., New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Blanche Eva Blacker (mother), 507 Point Chevalier Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland W.3., New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married
      Margaret Blacker
      1946 - passing Public - Jamie - Direct descendant - 3 January 2018 - Family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 17 April 1941 AWMM Clerical Cadet/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Chest expansion, Unknown Period AWMM
      37 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Green AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Blacker married Margaret Blacker on October 12, 1946 at St. Barnabas Church, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand.

    He is also recorded as enlisting in the Royal New Zealand Air Force on 6 December 1940 at Wellington. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 October 1998 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    KerikeriBay of Islands AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Maunu Cemetery, Whangarei, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • After service, George started work as a research scientist at the D.S.I.R horticultural department.

    I the early 1980's he and his wife Margaret moved to a small property in Kerikeri, northland.
    He remained there, farming macadamia nuts until his passing in the late 90's.
    Public - Joy - Child - 10 May 2023
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 2), Archives New Zealand, R21465676, AAYT AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 4), Archives New Zealand, R21465678, AAYT AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 5), Archives New Zealand, R21465679, AAYT AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 7), Archives New Zealand, R21465682, AAYT AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 8), Archives New Zealand, R21465683, AAYT AWMM
    • Allison, D., Richards, R., & Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. (2009). Flying navy : the story of new zealanders who flew in the fleet air arm in world war i and world war ii and the roll of honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland [N.Z.] : Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM

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10 May 2023JoyAucklandChild
03 January 2021JamieNZLDirect descendant

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