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Owen James McCabe

Photograph of Flight Lieutenant Owen James McCabe NZ42424 standing infront of his Tigermoth - in Tigermoth training. Image kindly provided by Linda McCabe (May 2017). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen James AWMM
  • Surname
    McCabe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Stan AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ42424 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Civil servant/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Phyllis a WAAF war bride; father of Susan, Jacqueline, Jillian, Barbara, Linda.

      Brother of Eugene, Stuart and John AWMM
    • Grandfather ' Grandad' to a lucky 7 - Emily, Jenny, Kelly, Nathan, Erin, Matthew and Jack. Public - Linda - Child - 27 April 2017 - Family


About death

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  • Death
    20 May 2009 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    AdelaideSouth Australia AWMM
  • 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, 5 June 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links Public - Sarah - Researcher - 13 December 2018 - Spectrum 621 - Flying with 488 - Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision ID 4127
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald 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
      vol. 2 p. 96 AWMM
    • Mitchell, A.W. (1945). New Zealanders in the Air War. London, England: Harrap. AWMM
      p. 142 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 5 June 2009, Death notice includes biographical information about his postwar career AWMM


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13 December 2018SarahChristchurchResearcher
27 April 2017LindaAdelaideChild
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