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James Ralph Court

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Ralph AWMM
  • Surname
    Court AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ401754 AWMM
    • 130701 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 April 1920 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
    Pilot/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 2 July 1940 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ruth; father of Lindy, Phillip, Elizabeth

    Served as a pilot with the RNZAF 1940-1945

    Commanding Officer of 22 Squadron March-July 1945

    Honorary Aide-de-Camp to the Governor-General 1 April 1954 to 30 June 1955


    Served on 22 SQN in Pacific on Bouugainville and the Bismarck Archipelago. Was Commanding Officer 1 (Auckland) Squadron Territorial Air Force 1 January 1952 to 1 January 1955. He served on 15, 19 and 22 Squadron flying Kittyhawks, Corsairs and Mustangs. Posted to RAFO 1 January 1959 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    2 June 2010 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore crematorium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 June 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald 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, C. (2001). p.137 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 June 2010 AWMM

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