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John Warren Hamill

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Warren AWMM
  • Surname
    Hamill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    40909 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 March 1916 AWMM HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Dec 1937 AWMM Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    • 4 E & RFTS, Brough AWMM
    • 3 FTS, South Cerney AWMM
    • 6 OTU, Sutton Bridge AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War Dec 1937 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Opera House Manager/Civilian 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Hamill was the son of John Edward and Ruth Myrtle Hamill, of Rotorua

    Educated at Wanganui Collegiate School.

    Acting Pilot Officer 9 July 1938

    Pilot Officer 16 May 1939

    Flying Officer 3 September 1940.

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

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 December 1940 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Mendip HillsSomerset AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wells Cemetery, Somerset, England AWMM Sec. H. Row D. Grave 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) AWMM

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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). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p. 185-186 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 February 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnlandResearcher
25 December 2019RossBristol EnglandOther
02 November 2018DarianAustraliaResearcher
28 January 2016JasonShepton Mallet , Somerset, UK Researcher

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