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John Groves

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Groves AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ414613 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 July 1922 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 6 September 1941 AWMM Marangai, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H.G. Groves (father), Marangai, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Levin AWMM
    • Harewood AWMM
    • Blenheim AWMM
    • Wigram AWMM
    • 16 OTU AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 6 September 1941 AWMM Farm hand/Civilian 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
    Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with the RNZAF 6 September 1941 until 9 October 1945

    Embarked 13 April 1942, arrived 17 May 1942 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 February 1949 AWMM
    MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Masterton Cemetery, Archer Street, Masterton, Wairarapa District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

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