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Noel Joseph Mowat

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Noel Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Mowat AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 41725 AWMM
    • NZ2404 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 September 1914 AWMM ClydevaleOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 November 1938 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • 6 Flying Training School, UK AWMM
    • Flight Leaders School, UK, 2 December 1944 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 28 December 1938 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Electrician/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alexander Neil and Ellen Teresa Mowat

    Flt Lt with 245 Squadron, Royal Air Force (RAF), during the Battle of Britain.

    Commanding Officer (CO) of 607 Squadron, RAF, 1941-42.

    Served with 166 Wing, RAF, in India, 1942-43. He was stationed at Air Headquarters Bengal with 3 Tactical Air Force (TAF) Command; Air Headquarters India; and Base Headquarters Bombay. He returned to the United Kingdom in August 1944.

    Commanded RAF Peterhead, 1944-45.

    Transferred to the Royal New Zealand Air Force, January 1945.

    Posted to Headquarters 2 TAF, 1 April 1946.

    Officer Commanding (OC) of 4 Squadron, RAF, in Germany, 24 June 1946.

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    7 November 1946 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    HammGermany AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Munster Heath War Cemetery, Telgte, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM 4. D. 15. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 2 p. 370; vol. 3. p. 359 AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Vol. 1 p. 65, 68, 228, 244, 334, 337; vol. 2 p. 368; vol. 3 287 AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p. 359 AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      pp. 298 - 300 AWMM
    • Ministry for Culture and Heritage. (2012). New Zealanders serving with RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, 10 July – 31 October 1940. [A list compiled by Ministry for Culture and Heritage with Errol Martyn]. AWMM

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