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John Richard Kemp

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Kemp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41850 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1914 AWMM NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
    Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T.S.C. Kemp (mother), New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1940 AWMM
    Battle of Britain AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    41850 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • De Havilland Flying School,White Waltham- 23.1.1939 AWMM
    • RAF, Uxbridge 1.4.1939 AWMM
    • 13 FTS, Drem April-July 1939 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 1938 AWMM
    Age 24 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs T.S.C. Kemp of Timaru

    Educated at Wellington College 1929-32.

    In February 1938 applied and was accepted for a short-term commission in RAF

    Acting Pilot Officer 1 April 1939

    Pilot Officer 21 October 1939

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

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • St George's Royal Air Force Chapel of Remembrance, Biggin Hill, Bromley, England AWMM

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Sources

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05 May 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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