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John Milford Aitken

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Milford AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitken AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ39075 AWMM
    • WWII 39075 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 March 1916 Noel Smith Research Project
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ39075 AWMM
    • WWII 39075 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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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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    • John Aitken was the son of John B. Aitken and of Una Aitken (nee Woodley), of Riccarton, Christchurch. AWMM
    • born 24 March 1916 (BDM 1916/16737) Public - Stuart - Other relative - 28 March 2021 - NZ BDM website

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Aubergenville Communal Cemetery, Yvelines, France AWMM Grave 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2234696
    Sources Used
  • References
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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28 March 2021StuartKerikeri, NZOther relative
07 May 2015Online CenotaphAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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