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Geoffrey Gordon Callender

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Callender AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Geoff AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI PI 2761 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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Service

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Bullet through cheek. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded and admitted to hospital 20.10.1916 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Double Blue for Rowing. Was the first New Zealan- trained pilot to fly solo. Educated at Wellington College, Victoria University College and the University of Sydney.

    Promotions: Royal Flying Corps as Second Lieutenant on probation 15 April 1916; Second Lieutenant 17 July 1916; Lieutenant 1 July 1917; Captain 1 March 1918

    Appointments; Lieutenant in RAF 1 April 1918; Captain 7 November 1918

    Postings: 2 School of Military Aeronautics 15 April 1916; 9 Recruit School 13 May 1916; 45 Squadron 6 June 1916; Overseas 18 July 1916; 1 School of Aerial Gunnery 15 February 1917; 1 School of Aerial Gunnery 7 November 1918

    Buried at Sea (off Interisland Ferry)

    Attneded Christchurch Flying School. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    22 November 1936 AWMM
    Age 44 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Buried at sea AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Dominion AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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