John Hearsey WILSON

RNZAF Service Number: NZ437881
Army Service Number: 64833
RNZAF Trade: Aircrafthand (General Duties)
Date of Army Enlistment: 1941
Date of RNZAF Enlistment:
2nd of June 1943
Date of Demob:
Rank Achieved:
Flying Hours: Probably Nil
Operational Sorties:
Probably Nil

Date of Birth: 26th of July 1915
Personal Details:
John was the son of Mrs. W. Wilson of 33 Princes Street, Cambridge, and he lived and worked there as a farmer before he joined the Army.

Service Details: John joined the New Zealand Army in 1941, and served with the 30th (Mixed) Battalion, 2NZEF.

He then changed services and enlisted in the RNZAF on the 2nd of June 1943, as an Aircrafthand (General Duties). He served in the Pacific and returned from the Solomon Islands in October 1945 aboard the troopship HMT Wahine.

Details of Death: 26th of October 1980
Buried at:
Hamilton Park Cemetery, Hamiltton

Connection with Cambridge: John lived in Cambridge before he joined the Armed Forces

Thanks To: Errol Martyn for additional information on this page



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