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Horace Campbell Maddox

Group photo, WW2, RNZAF formal arrangement: Flight G2, Course 44a on B. Flight Tarmac, Taieri, Dunedin 21.8.43. Back Row : L-R : M. McCready, L. Orbell, A.J. Evert, H.Maddox; L. Lawrence. Middle Row : L-R : A. Hutchinson, F.Hanson, N.Jackson, D.McCabe,Terry Hogan. Front Row : L-R : N. Graham, S. Green, W. Gray, D.Howlett, G? Kelly (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group photo, WW2, RNZAF formal arrangement: Flight G2, Course 44a on B. Flight Tarmac, Taieri, Duned …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Horace Campbell AWMM
  • Surname
    Maddox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ4213871 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 July 1923 AWMM HastingsHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Empire Flying Scheme, Canada AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Aorta Aneurism AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of W.C. Maddox (father)

    Middle name was later to be found to be Cameron. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1993 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes scattered AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, c. 16 April 1993 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, c. 16 April 1993 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

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