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John James McDowell

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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
  • 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Sep 1939 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Leah Kathleen AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 September 2012 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
    ManurewaManukau City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • 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
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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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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