Māori › James Francis Lavin PDF Key details Service numberWWII 405547 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Last rank WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames Francis AWMM SurnameLavin AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWII 405547 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs D.G. Lavin (mother), Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Service numberWWII 405547 AWMM Military serviceRoyal New Zealand Air Force, attached Royal Canadian Air Force AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military trainingRCAF, 6 Air Observer School, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Base Record Course 1: Class 24. Graduation Date: 15/09/1941. AWMM RCAF, 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, Dafoe, Saskatchewan Base Record RCAF, 1 Air Navigation School, Rivers, Manitoba Base Record Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Awatea AWMM Sergeant AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Reported slightly injured on active service December 1942 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember James Francis Lavin by laying a poppy. James Lavin James Donald Lavin James Francis Lavin John Lavin John Ambrose Kay Lavin Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Francis Lavin Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksPapers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast Sources Used Air Casualties. Evening Post, Volume CXXXIV, Issue 134, 3 December 1942, Page 3 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=EP19421203.2.29&srpos Further Reference DocumentsMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM The Evening Post AWMM Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow Vol. 3, p. 593 [ref 59]. AWMM 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 The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.