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James William Waddell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James William AWMM
  • Surname
    Waddell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ422335 AWMM
    • WWII 422335 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 July 1921 RNZAF Biographies (R17845617) InvercargillSouthland RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Wife: Mrs M. E. Waddell of Burton-on-Trent, England AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs J. E. Waddell of Invercargill 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 (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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Waddell was the son of James Edward Waddell and of Eleanor Waddell (nee Wain), of Kennington, Southland, New Zealand; husband of Mary Eileen Waddell, of Burton-upon-Trent.

    Barrass, M.B. (2001- 2008). Web site: Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation. "Squadrons numbered in the 400 series were technically units of the RCAF, RAAF and RNZAF, but their members were placed under the operational control of the RAF and are usually considered to be part of the RAF's organisational structure". URL: http://www.rafweb.org/Sqn485-490.htm

    Attended Southland Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)) AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    17 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Burton-Upon-Trent Cemetery, Staffordshire, England AWMM Gen. Sec. Grave 5742. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    St George's Royal Air Force Chapel of Remembrance, Biggin Hill, Bromley, England AWMM

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  • James was born 29 July 1921 and had a child with Mary Elieen his name is James (Jim) Waddell
    Public - Makensie - Other Relative - 19 June 2015
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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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 March 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
11 July 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
19 June 2015MakensieInvercargill NZOther Relative

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