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Lawrence Seymour Jamieson

Portrait from The Weekly News; 30 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 30 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lawrence Seymour AWMM
  • Surname
    Jamieson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ415636 AWMM
    • WWII 415636 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
    WW2 Mr John Jamieson (father), 28 Todman Street, Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ415636 AWMM
    • WWII 415636 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and 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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    • Lawrence Jamieson was the son of John and Andrina Jamieson, of Brooklyn, Wellington.

      Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
    • Reason for aircraft /all crew loss :

      Aircraft : Lancaster LM121 LS-C
      Base : RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, England.
      Squadron : 15 Squadron : 3 Group
      Squadron Motto : 'Aim Sure'.

      Lancaster LM121 LS-C took off at 23:57 hours from RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, England detailed for an air mission to bomb railway yards at Trappes - near Paris - France.
      219 allied aircraft were on this air operation - and 4 including Lancaster LM121 LS-C failed to return to their home base in England.
      Lancaster LM121 LS-C was shot down by German fighter pilot Hptm Fritz Sothe 4./NJG4 at 01.50 hours. The Lancaster came down West of Lormaison. All crew were killed. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 12 October 2019 - Reference : (England)
    • Crew members of the last air mission of 15 Squadron Lancaster LM121 LS-C were :

      1. RNZAF (New Zealand) Flight Sergeant Lawrence Seymour Jamieson (aged 26) : Killed.
      2.Air Gunner Flight Sergeant Frank B Reid RAAF (Australia) AUS/429738 (aged 21) : Killed.
      3.Pilot Officer Peter Charles Dombrain RAAF (Australia) AUS/410100 (aged 21) : Killed.
      4. Flight Sergeant Arthur S. Long RAAF (Australia) AUS/425328.
      5. Flight Engineer Sergeant Leonard T. Gearing RAFVR (British) RAF/1893333. (aged 19); Killed.
      6. Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sergeant Raymond G. Norris RAFVR (British) RAF/16022554 (aged 21) : Killed.
      7. Air Gunner Flight Sergeant Stanley A. Nystrom RAAF (Australia) AUS/4251995 (aged 21) : Killed. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 14 October 2019 - Reference : (England) : Lancaster LM121 LS-C.
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About death

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  • Death
    1 June 1944 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Marissel French National Cemetery, Oise, France AWMM Coll. grave 233-235. AWMM
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14 October 2019JeniferWairarapa, New ZealandResearcher

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