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John Cornwell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Cornwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ417023 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 May 1922 AWMM TemukaSouth Canterbury AWMM
  • 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Dec 1941 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Journalist/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Joan

    Embarked for overseas service as a Pilot. Rank unknown AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 February 2012 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    NorthcoteNorth Shore City 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, 8 February 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Thompson, H. (1959). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vol III). Wellington: Dept of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital Copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-3RAF.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 3, p.606, ref.143 AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Thompson, H. (1959). Vol.3, p.216-17 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 February 2012 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2015DavidAucklandOther Relative
20 April 2015MattNew ZealandOther Relative
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