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Victor Owen McKain

Leading Aircraftsman Victor Owen McKain

V. O. McKain

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Owen AWMM
  • Surname
    McKain AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ402249 AWMM
    • WWII 402249 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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ402249 AWMM
    • WWII 402249 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Victor McKain was the son of Henry James McKain and of Marion Emma McKain (nee Pinny), of Brixton, Taranaki, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 January 1945 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • 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

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Sources

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Contributors

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05 September 2016AllanEmu Park, Qld, AuastraliaOther relative

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