Service Number: NZC439227
RNZAF Trade: Unknown
Date of Enlistment: 18th of June 1943
Rank Achieved:Flying Officer
Flying Hours: Unknown hours
Operational Sorties: Unknown Ops
Date of Birth: Unknown
Personal Details: Unknown
Service Details: Lubomir Ozich joined the RNZAF at Omaka, having previously served in the Air Training Corps (perhaps the Cambridge Flight of No. 4 Squadron ATC?).
On the 17th of May 1943 he embarked on the troopship Orizaba for Canada, and was attached to the Royal Canadian Air Force on the 1st of June 1943 for aircrew training. It's not yet known which trade he was training in, but it seems he went to Britain for service with the Royal Air Force afterwards.
Lubomir was one of the 1476 RNZAF personnel who returned to New Zealand aboard the troopship Andes, docking at the Port of Lyttleton, Christchurch, on Wednesday the 24th of October 1945.
Connection with Cambridge: Flying Officer Ozich was listed as coming from Cambridge in the report about the return of airmen aboard the Andes in the Auckland Star dated the 22nd of October 1945.
Thanks To: Errol Martyn for additional information