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Full Name: Reginald Stephen Callinan
Rank Last Held: Sergeant (Pilot)
Forename(s): Reginald Stephen
Surname: Callinan
Also Known As: James Reginald Stanley Callinan
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 580171
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Aircraftman
Military District: England
Body on Embarkation: Royal Air Force
Last Unit Served: Royal Air Force, 233 Squadron
Place of Death: Europe
Date of Death: 13 April 1940
Age at Death: 29
Year of Death: 1940
Cause of Death: Killed on air operations
Cemetery Name: Sola Church Yard, Norway
Grave Reference: British Plot. Joint grave A/2
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Son of Daniel and Anne Agnes Callinan, of Auckland
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News
Additional Information:
  • Changed date of birth at enlistment
  • Name on birth certificate as James Reginald Stanley Callinan
Further References:
  • Martyn, E. (1998) Vol. 1 p. 78
  • Martyn, E. (2008). Vol. 3 p. 119
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
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