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Malcolm Joseph Corich

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Gravestone of Flying Officer Malcolm Corich, Orowaiti Cemetery, Westport. Image kindly provided by John Forrest (July 2020). Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Gravestone of Flying Officer Malcolm Corich, Orowaiti Cemetery, Westport. Image kindly provided by J …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Malcolm Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Corich AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 417022 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 January 1919 AWMM WestportBuller District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 12 August 1940 AWMM 180 Tancred Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Katie Norma Corich (mother), 180 Tancred Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Height. 5 feet ten inches. Eyes-blue. Hair -brown Public - Deborah - Child - 7 November 2017 - Airforce ID card; Personnel Files: Family.

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 May 1999 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    HectorWest Coast AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Orowaiti Cemetery, Utopia Road/State Highway 67, Westport, Buller District, New Zealand AWMM B45. R.S.A. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Westport News, 6 May 1999 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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22 April 2020DeborahAuckland. NZ Child

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