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James Milton Hall

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James Hall, portrait in uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

James Hall, portrait in uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Milton AWMM
  • Surname
    Hall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404073 AWMM
    • WWII 404073 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 September 1915 RNZAF Biographies (R17845611) GisborneNew Zealand RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of James Robert & Hazel HALL origninally from Gisborne late of Tauranga Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 December 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. G. R. Hall of Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Europe (Air) AWMM
    • Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ404073 AWMM
    • WWII 404073 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sergeant Hall was the son of James and Hazel Hall (nee Monk) of Gisborne, New Zealand

    This raid was the first of the 1000 bomber raids. See more information here: http://www.raf.mod.uk/bombercommand/thousands.html

    Attended Te Karaka School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands AWMM Plot JJ grave 60 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    N.Z. AIRMAN KILLED
    SIX POSTED MISSING GISBORNITE IN LIST
    Sergeant James Milton Hall, missing on air operations. His sister is Mrs. Akers, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 5 July 2023 - N.Z. AIRMAN KILLED
    GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXIX, ISSUE 20810, 13 JUNE 1942, PAGE 2
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Gisborne First World War Memorial, The Esplanade, Kaiti, Gisborne AWMM

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  • In loving memory of Uncle James
    Public - Jenny - Other Relative - 24 January 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
    • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ha - Hy. Archives New Zealand (R17845611) - 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 - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 December 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
24 January 2015JennyMorrinsvilleOther Relative

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