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Ian Hamish Hunter

Portrait, Weekly News 24 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News 24 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Hamish AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ403549 AWMM
    • WWII 403549 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 October 1916 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    17/10/1916 Public - Philippa - 25 April 2018 - My late mother's twin brother, we have her records.
  • Place of birth
    Hawera, Taranaki Public - Philippa - 25 April 2018 - Oral family history. The Hunter family was large, Grandfather Hunter being one of 9 siblings. He owned Burnside farm [now built over] on the outskirts of Hawera, and founded the Hawera farmers' Co-op.Most members of the extended family lived in or around Hawera, some in Wanganui. A genealogy is being compiled.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Ian [Jock] was my mother's twin brother. Public - Philippa - 25 April 2018 - My late mother's twin brother, we have her records. She was Mary Jill hunter,known as Jill.


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ403549 AWMM
    • WWII 403549 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ian Hunter was the son of Alexander Hunter and of Vivia Hunter (nee Dingle), of Hawera, Taranaki. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    16 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, England AWMM Grave 6602. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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25 April 2018PhilippaAuckland NZOther

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