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James Flers Lumsden

Roughly 1940

James Flers Lumsden in Airforce Uniform

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Flers AWMM
  • Surname
    Lumsden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ405497 AWMM
    • WWII 405497 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
    Mrs J. Lumsden (wife), Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ405497 AWMM
    • WWII 405497 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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Percy Frederick & Helen Eliza Lumsden (nee Miles) of Wanganui, New Zealand. Husband of J Lumsden of Wanganui. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    10 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands AWMM Plot LL Row 2 Grave 23 AWMM
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  • Photo description:
    Wireless and Air Gunners Course at Mountain View Air Force Station in Canada. Rear: Sgt's. James Flers Lumsden NZ/405497 killed 11th September 1942, Richard John Grenfell NZ/40426 killed on the 29th June 1942, Gordon Albert Rigg NZ/402064, Philip Patrick Scullin NZ/405512, Donald Peter Barber NZ/405465. Front: Ronald Charles Axten NZ/404589, Ian Gordon Stewart killed 29th July 1942, Clifton Robert Brailey NZ/404587 killed 21st June 1942, Roy Swift NZ/405528 killed on the 08th November 1943, Walter Lemnos Winchester NZ/405535 died 03rd March 2009. Taken 03rd August 1941.
    Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 22 September 2021
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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2634985
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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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22 September 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
25 April 2019ReneeAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
23 January 2019Suzanne MaryKatikatiDirect descendant

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