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James Maxwell Shearer

Squadron Shearer NZ415721 and crew of four at a Cathedral. Image kindly provided by David Fell (February 2018). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Squadron Shearer NZ415721 and crew of four at a Cathedral. Image kindly provided by David Fell (Febr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Maxwell AWMM
  • Surname
    Shearer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ415721 AWMM
    • WWII 415721 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ415721 AWMM
    • WWII 415721 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Shearer was the son of Walter Herbert and Clara Elsie Shearer, of Napier, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 February 2022Cassandra Auckland, new zealandOther
28 August 2020JohnHayesResearcher

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