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Jack Burall Courtis

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Burall AWMM
  • Surname
    Courtis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ391343 AWMM
    • WWII 391343 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 October 1914 AWMM BluffSouthland 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
    • 1 EFTS (Taieri) AWMM
    • 1 FTS (Wigram) AWMM
    • 6 OTU (Sutton Bridge) AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 19 November 1939 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Clerk 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      1940, crashed and was injured whilst on advanced training AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur Henry and Ruth Violet Courtis, of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.

    Died in a plane crash in bad weather

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 December 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    EdzellAngus AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery, Angus, Scotland AWMM Sec 7. Class C. Grave 90. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p. 91-92 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Ministry for Culture and Heritage. (2012). New Zealanders serving with RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, 10 July – 31 October 1940. [A list compiled by Ministry for Culture and Heritage with Errol Martyn]. AWMM

Contributors

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27 July 2019KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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