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Evan John Baxter

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New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 8: Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve - Sub-Lieutenants Read - Watts, Lieutenant Commanders (A), Lieutenants (A), Sub - Lieutenants (A) - Adams - Hayward (digital photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 8: Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve - Sub-Lieu …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Evan John AWMM
  • Surname
    Baxter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 3172 AWMM
    • WWII NZD3172 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 September 1921 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J.J. Baxter (father), 12 Tecoma Street, Ellerslie, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    26 January 1945 AWMM
    Attack on oil refineries at Palembang, Sumatra AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Executed while Prisoner of War AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Executed with seven other Fleet Air Arm pilots by Captain Toshio Kataoka and Captain Ikeda.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.

    Served on the HMS Illustrious. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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