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John Vincent Hawkins

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

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

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Vincent AWMM
  • Surname
    Hawkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ416111 AWMM
    • NZ16111 AWMM
    • WWII 416111 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.D. Hawkins, Hamilton East, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ416111 AWMM
    • NZ16111 AWMM
    • WWII 416111 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
  • 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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  • At the time of his death Hawkins was flying with Bomber Command.

    Take off 23:30 hours from Mildenhall. Stirling III BK656 LS-A shot down by a night-fighter piloted by Hauptman Wilheim Dormann crashing at 0207 in Nationale Park de Hoge Veluwe. The crew of F/) J.V. Hawkins (RNZAF), Sgt F.H. Williams, Sgt D.J. Tickle (RNZAF), F/O L.J. Gwynne (RNZAF), F/S A.W. Crozier (RNZAF), Sgt G.C. Hutton and Sgt M. Webster all perished. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Nationale Park de Hoge VeHolland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ede General Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands AWMM Row H. Coll. grave. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Hamilton War Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM

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Sources

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