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James Kitchener Callister

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 30 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 30 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Kitchener AWMM
  • Surname
    Callister AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ401431 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 June 1916 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Grocer/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Flew 59 sorties in Europe and Middle East

    Flew 64 sorties in the Pacific (Hudsons)

    Ranks held Flying Officer and Air Gunner

    With the RNZAF 4 January 1940- 20 September 1945 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 9 November 1987 AWMM
      DunedinOtago AWMM
    • 9 November 1987 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 71 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 22A, Plot 31 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Thompson, H. (1959). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vol III). Wellington: Dept of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital Copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-3RAF.html
    Sources Used
  • 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
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Hanson (2001) p. 112 AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Thompson (1956) Vol. III, p. 53 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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