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John Galt Dickie

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Galt AWMM
  • Surname
    Dickie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ421502 AWMM
    • WWII 421502 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 July 1920 RNZAF Biographies (R17845609) WaverleyTaranaki RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
  • Date of birth
    09th July 1920 Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 9 October 2022 -
  • Place of birth
    Waverley Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 9 October 2022 -
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Clifford John Dickie (father), Waverley, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. C. J. Dickie of Waverley P. O. Box 43 Waverley AWMM
    • Son of Clifford John (died 03rd July 1973, age 93) and Ida Mary Dickie (née Blennerhassett - died 12th July 1980, age 88). Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 9 October 2022 -
  • Relationship status


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 (R17845609)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • John Dickie was the son of Clifford John and Ida Mary Dickie of Waverley.

      He flew a Kittyhawk.

      Died after parachuting from an accidental collision of fighter aircraft flying in formation.

      Attended New Plymouth Boys' High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)) AWMM
    • P-40E Kittyhawk NZ3034.
      Mid-air collision at 20,000ft with NZ3037 over Weeks (Puketutu) Island, Manukau Harbour. Public - Antonio - Researcher - 24 March 2022 - personal papers
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About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1943 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    PakurangaManukau City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waverley Cemetery, Oturi Road, Waverley, South Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM 22.5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 October 2022KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
24 March 2022AntonioHastings DistrictResearcher

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