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John Courtney Sherwood

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Courtney AWMM
  • Surname
    Sherwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ76342 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ76342 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Enlisted with the RAF, rank of Leading Aircraftman, service number RAF 1629365. Enlisted 17 September 1942 and served in 95 Squadron (Served from 12 April 1943 to 2 June 1944 in Gambia, West Africa). Discharged 30 May 1947. AWMM
    • Enlisted the South African Air Force, service number P11288 with the rank of L.A.M. He enlisted 2 June 1948. Discharged 17 November 1951. He served in Korea with 2 Squadron from 2 September 1950 to 5 October 1951 AWMM
    • 5 Squadron AWMM
    • 41 Squadron AWMM
  • 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
    Post WW2 13 October 1952 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the n/a RSA. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • 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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    This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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