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SEABROOK John
NZ1081 & 2637 WW1
Group Captain, Royal New Zealand Air Force, WW2

CITATION
Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
Gazetted New Years Honours 1970
For valuable services to the community and to commerce..

Air Force Cross
Gazetted 8 February 1919
For consistent good work in the Royal Air Force, both in active service (Egypt) and in the Training Squadron.  A painstaking and efficient officer.

Legion of Merit (Legionaire) USA
Gazetted 13 May 1948
For exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding servic to the government of the United States as Commandant of Whenuapai Airport, New Zealand, and subsequently as New Zealand Air Representative, Combined Chiefs of Staff, and Air Representative to New Zealand Joint Staff.  Of invaluable assistance to the United States Armed Forces in New Zealand.  Group Captain Seabrook assisted substantially in the development of the United States Air Transport Command acilities at Whenuapai.  His tireless efforts and whole-hearted co-operation contributed greatly to the maintenance of friendly relations between our two countries and to the successful prosecution of the war in the Pacific.

KNOWN AWARDS
Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
Air Force Cross
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1939-45 Star
War Service Medal
New Zealand War Service Medal
Efficiency Decoration
Legion of Merit (US)

NOTES
Born 6 January 1896 Oakland California, USA,
Died 8 January 1985 Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand
Buried Purewa Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand [Block J Row 5 Plot 96]