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Ian Wilson James

  • Service number
    • 455071 AWMM
    • WWII 8738 AWMM
    • WWII NZ8738 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
In RNZNavy Uniform

Ian Wilson James # 455071

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Wilson AWMM
  • Surname
    James AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 455071 AWMM
    • WWII 8738 AWMM
    • WWII NZ8738 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
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Service

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Janet

      Embarked for overseas service as a naval airman. AWMM
    • 19 Apr 1922 - Ian Wilson James was the born in Frazertown, Wairoa, son of Oswald George JAMES and Esther May nee' WILSON. Later the James FAMILY shifted to Tolaga Bay, where Ian and his siblings went to the Wigan School Public - Lorraine Mona - Other relative - 23 May 2022 - Family History papers
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Death

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  • Death
    17 September 2011 AWMM
    WaikatoNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 19 September 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

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Sources

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  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 3, p.613, ref.187 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 19 September 2011 AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 6), Archives New Zealand, R21465681, AAYT AWMM
    • Allison, D., Richards, R., & Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. (2009). Flying navy : the story of new zealanders who flew in the fleet air arm in world war i and world war ii and the roll of honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland [N.Z.] : Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM

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23 May 2022Lorraine Mona Gisborne, New ZealandOther relative

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