Known as Jack
Serial Number: NZ432832
RNZAF Trade: Air Gunner
Date of Enlistment: 20th of September 1943
Rank Achieved: Flying Officer
Date of Birth: 7th of January 1924
Service Details: Jack appears to have joined the RNZAF in New Zealand as an Aicraftman 2nd Class on the 20th of September 1943, and was reclassified as a Leading Aircraftman on the 15th of October 1943.
Following his Intial Training Wing course at (probably) RNZAF Station Rotorua, Jack then sailed to Canada for training under the Empire Air Training Scheme as an Air Gunner. He was attached to the Royal Canadian Air Force and trained at No. 2 Bombing And Gunnery School at RCAF Station Mossbank, Saskatchewan.
Jack was commissioned as a Pilot Officer on the6th of October 1944.
Died: 25th of September 2003
Connection with Cambridge:
Waikato Independent newspaper reports mentioning Jack McNeish
Air Force Promotion 20 Oct 1944