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John Greville Clouston

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Biography for John Greville Clouston. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Bo - Cl. Archives Zealand (R17845608-0586). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for John Greville Clouston. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Pe …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Greville AWMM
  • Surname
    Clouston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ40218 AWMM
    • WWII 40218 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 January 1919 RNZAF Biographies (R17845608) RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Wife: Mrs. J. E. Whitta, 2 Victoria Avenue, Karori, Wellington AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. A. W. Clouston of Rotorua 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
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 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 or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed whilst a prisoner of war AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Allan Wilson Clouston and Violet Clouston, of Wellington

      Killed on D day when the vehicle he was in was shot up by allied fighters whilst being transported to a POW Camp

      Attended Wellington College, Wellington Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)) AWMM
    • Husband of Joyce Eileen and father of Anne Elizabeth and Susan Greville Public - Susan Greville - Child - 5 March 2021 - Family sources
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 June 1944 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nantes (Pont-Du-Cens) Communal Cemetery, Loire-Atlantique, France AWMM Plot L. Row D. Grave 20 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Much loved and missed father of Anne Elizabeth and Susan Greville
    Public - Susan Greville - Child - 5 March 2021
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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
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 2 p. 241, vol. 3 p. 134 AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Bo - Cl. Archives New Zealand (R17845608) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) 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. [List of Missing]. Archives New Zealand (R17845747) AWMM

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15 April 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
05 March 2021Susan Greville Auckland Child

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