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Ian James Donald MacKay

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian James Donald AWMM
  • Surname
    MacKay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    012571 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 May 1920 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 26 June 1940 AWMM 8 Goldsmith Road, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Territorials AWMM
    Civil servant. Also on Reserve of Officers in Territorial Force until 1970. AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr John MacKay (father), 8 Goldsmith Road, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 24 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 26 June 1940 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Civil servant AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Retired from Reserve of Officers AWMM
    Captain AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served a total of 5 years, 204 days in the Royal New Zealand Artillery during the Second World War.

    Served in the 17th Field Regiment, while serving in the Pacific with the 3rd Division; on Vella Lavella and Nissan Islands during the campaign.

    In August 1944 he returned to New Zealand for 5 months before being deployed to Italy, where he served with the 4th and 5th Field Regiments.

    He returned to New Zealand in January 1946 where he continued to serve on the Officer Reserve, with the Territorials, until 1970. He died in Wellington in 1976. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    16 October 1976 AWMM
    Age 56 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 252 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 90 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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