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John Houghton Rhodes

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Portrait, full length, John Rhodes aged 18 1944 (front) flight dress including goggles, standing on grass in front of plane - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, full length, John Rhodes aged 18 1944 (front) flight dress including goggles, standing on …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Houghton AWMM
  • Surname
    Rhodes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ442744 AWMM
    • 203271 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 November 1925 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 28 April 1944 AWMM 238 Remuera Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 20 March 1950 AWMM 238 Remuera Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Major E.H. Rhodes (father), 238 Remuera Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Major E.H. Rhodes (father), 238 Remuera Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Administration NZ Military Law AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Enlisted with RNZAF during WW2 at 18 years and commenced duty 28 April 1944.

    Re-enlisted with Territorial Force, Royal New Zealand Artillery in 1949 and served until posted to the Retired List in 1971

    Service record including service with Territorial Force on file AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 April 2015 NZ Herald
    Age 89 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland NZ Herald
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 April 2015. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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