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Maxwell Amner Collett

Group WW2, 2 RNZAF airmen, aboard SS Andes, October 1945, returning from the war: left to right, Flying Officer Max Collett MiD (NZ422066) (left) and Russell Clarke DFC (NZ42190) (Right) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maxwell Amner AWMM
  • Surname
    Collett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Max AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ422260 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 October 1925 AWMM NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • 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 4 April 1942 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Airman Pilot under training on embarkation from New Zealand in 1942 AWMM

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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  • External links
    Megan Hunt, 'Napier WWII veteran honoured by the French', www.stuff.co.nz, 25 November 2015
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/hawkes-bay/74295618/napier-wwii-veteran-honoured-by-the-french
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). 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
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
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