Flight Sergeant John Austin White (Jack) Pauling DFM, RNZAF, NZ422976, Navigator
Born 10 Nov 1923, Palmerston North, NZ.
Jack Pauling was from Wellington, New Zealand.
Worked in the Land & Income Tax Department, Courtenay Place before the war?
Enlisted in RNZAF 6 May 1942.
Posted to RNZAF Hobsonville, Auckland on 13 May, Aircraft Maintenance Duties (AMD).
Initial Training Wing (ITW), Rotorua, November 42 – February 1943. Graduated in the same class as Gerry Newey.
Posted to No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School (3 EFTS), RNZAF Harewood 2 February 1943.
Sailed to Canada 1 April 1943.
Air Navigators School, Canada?
Sailed to England. Date?
Advanced Flying Unit, England?
NEXT: 12 OTU, Chipping Warden
ALSO: Jack Pauling post-war