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Christopher David MacLean

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Christopher David AWMM
  • Surname
    MacLean AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ431975 AWMM
    • WWII 431975 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 September 1923 RNZAF Biographies (R17845613) GisborneNew Zealand RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Leonard Herbert Lionel & Dorothy Isabel MacLEAN Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 25 July 2023 - https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Maclean-1439
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mother: Mrs. D. I. Maclean of Takupuna, Auckland 7 Pupuke Road, Takapuna, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)
  • Enlistment
  • 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
  • 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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  • Son of Leonard Herbert Lionel and Dorothy Isabel Maclean, of Takapuna, Auckland

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.

    Attended Wanganui Collegiate School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    18 September 1944 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Maclean. —Killed in action, Pilot Officer Christopher David, third son of Lionel Maclean, Puha, and Dorothy Maclean, of Auckland. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 25 July 2023 - ROLL OF HONOUR
    GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXXII, ISSUE 21655, 6 MARCH 1945, PAGE 1
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, (ex RSA Roll, on a boulder), The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ma - McW. Archives New Zealand (R17845613) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM

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25 July 2023Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher

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