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John Colin Wilson

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St. Andrews Epsom Church exterior (Roll of Honour now held in St. Andrews Church, Howick). 100 St. Andrews Rd, Epsom, Auckland 1023. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin

St. Andrews Epsom Church exterior (Roll of Honour now held in St. Andrews Church, Howick). 100 St. A …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Colin AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ40746 AWMM
    • WWII 40746 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 January 1914 RNZAF Biographies (R17845617) RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • John Francis Wilson (father), Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr & Mrs J. F. Wilson, of Wellington AWMM
  • 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Air Observer/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
    • Navigator RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Francis and Eva Kathleen Wilson (nee Madden) of Epsom, Auckland

    Attended Wellington College and Rongotai College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Little Massingham (St Andrew) Churchyard, Norfolk, England AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ue - Z. Archives New Zealand (R17845617) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [(New Zealanders Attached to R.A.F. [Royal Air Force]) (Officers), (Europe) - Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845744) AWMM

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