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New Zealand Representative ALL BLACKS who served in WWII

Journal by ngairedith

the known men who served in the armed forces WWII were:

DUSTIN, Ian Henry
- born 1918 New Zealand
- served as Pilot Officer NZ404022 with the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 502 (RAF - Coastal Command) Squadron
- died 11 April 1945 Norway
- MEMORIAL: Panel 285 Runnymede Memorial, Surrey

GODDARD, Maurice Patrick "Morrie"
- born 28 Sept 1921 in Timaru
- Transferring to the Air Force from the Army, while serving in England Morrie had two seasons with the New Zealand Services side as well as twice representing England in Services Internationals. He also appeared for Combined Dominions against Great Britain and for the Royal Air Force against the "Kiwis"
- His elder brother Jack, a fullback, also toured South Africa with the 1949 All Blacks. Morrie's son Tony was vice captain of the Marlborough Ranfurly Shield side in 1973-4 and co-coach of Marlborough in 1996.
- he died 19 June 1974 in Christchurch

- born 21 Oct 1914 Paeroa
- nothing known

KNIGHT, Orton Wallace
- born 12 Sep 1912 Auckland
- Orton died in 1999

MacDONALD, John Hoani
- born 26 Oct 1907 Blenheim
- he died in 1982

McKENZIE, Roderick McCullough 'Rod'
- born 16 September 1909 in Rakaia
- educated at Kakariki and Feilding Convent Schools. He represented the Manawhenua Juniors in 1928 from the Waikanae club, but had previously played for St Pats Old Boys in Palmerston North. In 1929 he played for the Manawatu sub-union as a Woodville club representative, and the following year, playing for Kia Toa, broke into the Manawhenua team.
- Rod died 24 March 2000 in Auckland

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