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John William Filder Atkin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William Filder AWMM
  • Surname
    Atkin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ411057 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Germany AWMM
      Mainz, Germany AWMM
      12 August 1942 AWMM
      Raid on Mainz, Germany, Atkin was rear gunner in a Wellington brought down and crashing near Dusseldorf, Germany AWMM
    • WW2
      Germany, Europe AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    25659 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Margaret; father of Murray AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 July 2005 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    KawakawaBay of Islands AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Forest Lawn. Plot 2502 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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