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Maxwell William McCormick

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Portrait, Weekly News, 7 July 1943 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News, 7 July 1943 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maxwell William AWMM
  • Surname
    McCormick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ402198 AWMM
    • WWII 402198 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1915 AWMM HastingsHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Amy A. McCormick (mother), Haumoana, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. M. M. McCormick, Haumoana Road, Napier AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. M. M. McCormick of Napier 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
  • Enlistment
    WW2 27 July 1940 AWMM Clerk 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Amy A. McCormick (nee Martin-Smith), of Haumoana, Hawkes Bay

    After completion of an operational tour with 3 Squadron, McCormick had been assisting with operational training at Suva.

    Attended Napier Boys' High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Mahora School Roll of Honour, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Ross, J. (1955). Royal New Zealand Air Force. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 2 p. 104 AWMM
    • Ross, J. (1955). Royal New Zealand Air Force. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Ross, J.M.S. (1955). p. 177 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
      Hanson (2001). p. 332 includes citation for MiD AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family 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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