Māori › John Tregonwell Davison Born 7 January 1914 - Died 9 October 1981 PDF Key details Service numberNZ70020 AWMM NZ39906 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Last rankPost WW2 Wing Commander AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Regular Military Service AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Tregonwell AWMM SurnameDavison AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ70020 AWMM NZ39906 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth7 January 1914 AWMM Ashburton, Canterbury AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupationFarmer/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Regular Military Service AWMM Campaign1940 AWMM Battle of Britain AWMM Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ70020 AWMM NZ39906 AWMM Military serviceRoyal New Zealand Air Force, attached Royal Air Force AWMM 235 Squadron, RAF AWMM RAF, 111 Squadron AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsOfficer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) (Military) AWMM OBE. 1948 Awarded for services to RAF Training Command as Chief Ground Instructor, Empire Central Flying School, 1946-1947 AWMM George Medal (GM) AWMM GM. Extracting gunner from a burning plane, badly burnt. AWMM 1939-45 Star (Battle of Britain clasp) AWMM War Medal 1939-1945 AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 17 October 1939 AWMM Age 25 AWMM Stock Agents Representative/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Mataroa AWMM Sergeant (Pilot) AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM Burns AWMM Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM Illness AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPost WW2 24 June 1951 AWMM Transferred to Reserve AWMM Wing Commander AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Next of Kin: Mrs N.A. DavisonServed with No. 1 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit (O.T.U) and as Chief Ground Instructor at the Empire Central Flying SchoolPortrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death9 October 1981 AWMM Age 67 AWMM Matamata, Waikato AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of Sickness AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember John Tregonwell Davison by laying a poppy. John Joseph Davison John Norman Davison John Tregonwell Davison John Vernon Davison Joseph Davison Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Tregonwell Davison Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksBattle of Britain, a website. http://www.raf.mod.uk/bob1940/bobhome.html Further Reference Battle of Britain Historical Society website. http://www.battleofbritain1940.net/ Further Reference DocumentsWynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM p. 101-102 AWMM Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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 p. 156 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 The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.