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Iden Alois John Butler

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Portrait, wearing the uniform of New Zealand Army, 1 Auckland Regiment - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Iden Alois John AWMM
  • Surname
    Butler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ4213827 AWMM
    • WWII 4213827 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 December 1922 AWMM
  • 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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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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  • 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
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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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  • Son of Louis Butler and of Mavis Isabella Butler (nee Julian), of Inglewood, Taranaki

    Attended St Patrick's College, Silverstream 1934-1939

    St Patrick's College, Silverstream. [nd]. In memorium. Silverstream Blue and White. Includes portrait and photograph of wooden grave marker.

    Gifted sportsman and played for the Auckland Colts

    Attended Teacher's Training College in Auckland

    Killed after a month in the Pacific flying a corsair whilst engaged on an aerobatics and training flight

    First buried on Pentecost Island, then reinterred at Bourail AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    18 October 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 5.22 AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • The uncle I never meet wish I had
    Public - john nicholas - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 2 p. 286; vol 3. 116 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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