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Ian Chappell Mackley



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Chappell AWMM
  • Surname
    Mackley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Snow AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 206355 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 September 1928 Obituary MastertonWairarapa Obituary
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served as a signaller and the official Kayforce photographer, March 1951-1952. Sources: Chamberlain, New Zealand Korea Roll, and Desmond, The War That Never Ended.

    Attended Hutt Valley High School.

    President of the Wellington branch of the Korean Veterans Association (2001).

    Spent 35 years as a photographer for the Evening Post newspaper. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 April 2016 Obituary
    Age 87 AWMM
    Upper HuttWellington Obituary
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  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
    Obituary: Dominion Post, 4 May 2016 AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • Ell, S. (2008). A New Zealand Christmas: three centuries of Kiwi Christmas celebrations from the Alexander Turnbull Library. Auckland, N.Z.: Godwit. AWMM
      Ell, S. (2008). p. 170-171 Photograph taken by Ian Mackley of six named Cooks and Assistants and the turkeys, 162 Battery, Korea Christmas 1951 AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Desmond, P. (2013). The war that never ended: New Zealand veterans remember Korea. Auckland, N.Z.: Penguin Group.; P. Desmond (2013) AWMM
      pp.28-47 AWMM

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