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John James McDowell

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Group of No. 3 Squadron aircrew. Guadalcanal. L- R: Back; Flying Officers A. McD Stevenson, J. F. Gabites, J. J. McDowell, W. J. S. Monks, Flight Lieutenants A. C. Allen, W. R. B. Watson, Flying Officers J. Coom, L. Hood. Middle: Flying Officers R. M. McKechnie, A. N. Arnott, H. C. Carter, B. E. Malone, Flight Lieutenant E. A. Barker, Flying Officers J. S. Knobloch, R. J. Alford. Front: Flying Officers R. W. Walker, G. E. Gudsell, W. D. H. Smith, A. B. Horrocks, S. D. Walker. Kindly provided by the Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Group of No. 3 Squadron aircrew. Guadalcanal. L- R: Back; Flying Officers A. McD Stevenson, J. F. Ga …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John James AWMM
  • Surname
    McDowell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ539021 AWMM
    • H70043 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 September 1917 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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  • Enlistment
    WW2 Sep 1939 AWMM
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Embarkations

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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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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Leah Kathleen AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    12 September 2012 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
    ManurewaManukau City AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 September 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Ross, J. (1955). Royal New Zealand Air Force. Wellington, Dept .of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2AirF.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Hanson, C. (2001). p.334 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 September 2012 AWMM

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