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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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