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John Russell Rice



  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Russell AWMM
  • Surname
    Rice AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ4215101 AWMM
    • WWII 4215101 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1921 Martyn InvercargillSouthland Martyn
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ4215101 AWMM
    • WWII 4215101 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
    WW2 27 November 1942 Martyn WoodbourneMarlborough Martyn
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • 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 Rice was the husband of Jessie Ruby Ann Rice (nee Davis), of Palmerston North, New Zealand and the son of Cyril Leslie and Muriel Adele Rose Rice (nee Kingsland). Source: Martyn, 'For Your Tomorrow', p.409.

    Served with the Territorial Force prior to the Second World War, firstly with the 10th Field Ambulance, New Zealand Medical Corps, and then with the New Zealand Army Service Corps. Source: Martyn, 'For Your Tomorrow', p.409. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 December 1943 Martyn
    Age 22 AWMM
    WoodbourneMarlborough Martyn
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue AWMM 11. 1F. AWMM
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