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Henare Whakatau Uru

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henare Whakatau AWMM
  • Surname
    Uru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Kay Public - Nicola Adrienne (Nikora Ariana) - Other relative - 14 December 2018 - His oldest sister is my grandmother (Catherine Eileen Cocks nee Uru, also known as Kata) and I grew up knowing him as Uncle Kay. His photograph sat on the fireplace.
  • Service number
    WWII NZ39589 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Ngāi Tahu Public - Nicola Adrienne (Nikora Ariana) - Other relative - 14 December 2018 - Family records
  • Hapū
    Ngāi Tūāhuriri Public - Nicola Adrienne (Nikora Ariana) - Other relative - 14 December 2018 - Family records
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    Te Waipounamu Public - Nicola Adrienne (Nikora Ariana) - Other relative - 14 December 2018 - Family records
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 February 1921 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Oxford, Canterbury AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ39589 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    6 August 1944 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henare Uru was the son of Henare Whakatau Uru and of Gladys Constance May Uru (nee Rogers), of Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Plougoumelen Communal Cemetery, Morbihan, France AWMM Coll. grave. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
14 December 2018Nicola Adrienne (Nikora Ariana)New ZealandOther relative
11 May 2017Bernard FranceOther