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James Douglas Follett

Headstone of Flight Sergeant James Douglas Follett (41319). Heverlee War Cemetery, Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEBR8289). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Flight Sergeant James Douglas Follett (41319). Heverlee War Cemetery, Leuven, Vlaams-Br …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Follett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ41319 AWMM
    • WWII 41319 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Douglas Francis and Emma Follett of Marton AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Between the town of Wandre and Visé Belgium on board of Wellington X-3754 from N° 101 sqdn Public - Alain - Researcher - 22 March 2021 - Research by our group
  • Cause of death
    • Killed in Action AWMM
    • Shot down by Hptm Walther Ehle / Fw Leidenbach Ludwig Stab II/NJG 1 13th victory Public - Alain - Researcher - 22 March 2021 - research by our group
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heverlee War Cemetery, Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium AWMM 9 A 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    First buried at St-Trond a German nightfighter airfield in Belgium , after the war Heverlee Public - Alain - Researcher - 22 March 2021 - research by our group
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 March 2021AlainSint-Truiden BelgiumResearcher
16 September 2018John Wellington, New ZealandOther relative
07 May 2015JohnWellington, New ZealandOther Relative

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