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Full Name
George Wells
Rank Last Held
Sergeant (observer)
Forename(s)
George
Surname
Wells
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
NZ391886
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Feilding, Manawatu, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Other Units
attached Royal Air Force
Campaigns
Europe
Last Unit Served
RoyalNew Zealand Air Force, 10 Squadron, RAF
Place of Death
North Sea
Date of Death
25 July 1941
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed on air operations
Cemetery Name
Den Burg Cemetery,Texel, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Grave Reference
Plot K. Row 3. Grave 61.
Obituary
Obituary: Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). pp.47-48.
Biographical Notes
  • George Wells parents were George and Ada Rose Wells, of Feilding
  • Two brothers lost their lives: Charles Easton Wells (NZ411112) and George Wells (NZ391886)
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 August 1941
Further References
  • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol 1, p. 134-135; vol 3. p. 500
  • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Portrait p.29.
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
  • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association.
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