15 May 1942 Attested for service with RNZAF at Wigram Air Force base.
As NZ 424956 AC. Discharged 5 July 1944 as Leading AC. Aircraft Hand Patrol, Group 4, Wigram AF Base
Born Otepopo, North Otago 19 July 1878, father born in Scotland, mother born in NZ
He was a widower, living at 15 Dudley Street, Addington, Christchurch SW. Retired in 1937 from the Traffic Department of the NZ Railways
He married in Christchurch on 30 March 1943, Josephine BATCHELOR, born 1989 in Condoblin, Australia
NOK on enlistment, son, W Aitken, of 202 Lyttleton Street, Speydon, Christchurch SW1
From 1943 Mrs J Aitken, Mental Hospital Dept, Sunnyside, Addington Public - Martyn - Researcher - 31 August 2018 - NZ Defence Force Personnel Files