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John Reginald Reenberg

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  R_005. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel R_005. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Reginald AWMM
  • Surname
    Reenberg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404944 AWMM
    • WWII 404944 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 April 1915 AWMM MartinboroughWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o Bay of Plenty District Pig Council AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Reenberg of Martinborough AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs E. Reenberg (M), Hinau Road, Hataitai, Wellington 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 (R17845615)
  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident during cross country training and bombing practice AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Reenberg was the son of Kay and Elizabeth Reenberg.

    Attended Taunton School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM 2. J. 1A. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E.W., For Your Tomorrow; Vol. 1, p.182, Vol. 3, p.406 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) - Qu - Sl. Archives New Zealand (R17845615) - 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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19 June 2023PaulNottinghamResearcher

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