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John Noble MacKenzie

Sqn Ldr JN Mackenzie in his uniform.

Sqn Ldr John Noble Mackenzie

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Noble AWMM
  • Surname
    MacKenzie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 2161 AWMM
    • NZ40547 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 August 1914 AWMM GoodwoodOtago AWMM
    Goodwood, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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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
    Inter War 1937 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
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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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    • Educated Timaru Boys Hight School

      WW2 Fighter Ace

      CO 488 (NZ) Squadron Jan - Mar 1942

      Loaned from RAF to command 14 Squadron April - July 1942

      CO 64 Squadron April - Aug 1944

      Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July - 31 October 1940 AWMM
    • John Noble Mackenzie married Margaret Stevenson and had 3 children: Helen, David and James (d.1989) and 10 Grandchildren. Following WW2 he returned to his home town of Balclutha to work in his father’s Ford garage, now the town museum. He died in Balclutha in 1993. His wife died in 2009. Public - DAVID - Direct descendant - 11 November 2018 - Family history
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    March 28th,1993 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 25 May 2020 - Research
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  • Cemetery name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • 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
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p. 263-268 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 3 p. 588 ref 4, 608, ref 155 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. 316 AWMM
    • Ministry for Culture and Heritage. (2012). New Zealanders serving with RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, 10 July – 31 October 1940. [A list compiled by Ministry for Culture and Heritage with Errol Martyn]. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 May 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
29 October 2019KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
11 November 2018DAVIDChester, UKDirect descendant

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