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John Duncan King McFarlane

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Headstone of Flying Officer John Duncan King McFarlane (421981). Choloy War Cemetery, France. New Zealand War Graves Trust (FRDY4302). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Flying Officer John Duncan King McFarlane (421981). Choloy War Cemetery, France. New Ze …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Duncan King AWMM
  • Surname
    McFarlane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ421981 AWMM
    • WWII 421981 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 September 1921 RNZAF Biographies (R17845613) DunedinOtago RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Father: Mr. F. L. McFarlane, 28 Ings Avenue, St. Clair, Dunedin AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. McFarlane of Dunedin AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John McFarlane was the son of Francis Ledingham McFarlane and of Bessie Reid McFarlane (nee King) of Dunedin.

    Attended Lawrence District School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845613)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    19 October 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Understood to have been at Andilly in France (although, according to burial records, it would seem m Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 15 February 2017 - http://www.aircrewremembered.com/graham-ian-dundee.html
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Choloy War Cemetery, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France AWMM 2. B. 5. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • June 2022: A memorial is being planned for this crew and we would appreciate any contact from relatives.
    Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 9 June 2022
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Sources

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  • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Killed - Officers (Canada, Pacific, Europe) - Airmen (Canada, India and Far East)]. Archives New Zealand (R17845748) AWMM

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