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James David Sclater

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Biography for James David Sclater. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Qu - Sl. Archives New Zealand (R17845615-0408). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for James David Sclater. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Perso …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James David AWMM
  • Surname
    Sclater AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411945 AWMM
    • WWII 411945 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 September 1919 RNZAF Biographies (R17845615) RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)
  • Date of birth
    22 September 1919 Public - Paul - Researcher - 15 April 2022 - School Records in Kiwi Index of New Zealand Society of Genealogists.
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, New Zealand Public - Paul - Researcher - 15 April 2022 - 1919 Electoral Roll. Parents were living in Wellington.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. E. C. Sclater. 19A Marsden Avenue, Karori, Wellington AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. D. C. Sclater of Karori, 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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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Sclater was the son of David Cormack Sclater, and of Elizabeth Chrystal Sclater, of Karori, Wellington, New Zealand.

    Attended Wellington College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 January 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope 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
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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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) - Qu - Sl. Archives New Zealand (R17845615) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) 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 - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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15 April 2022PaulAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
26 August 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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