condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Henry Edwin Ash

-
Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Ash AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ414490 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    14 January 1922 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Aug 1941 AWMM Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 22 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Aug 1941 AWMM Milk vendor/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
    • Henry Ash was the son of Thomas Henry Ash and Charlotte Ash (nee Muskett). He was the nephew of Mrs S. Pailthorpe of Wellington

      His Uncle, also named Henry Edwin Ash (33274), was killed in action at Passchendaele in WW1 AWMM
    • Henry Ash was also a nephew of my mother, Rosebud F. L. Murphy (née Ash). Public - Patricia - Other relative - 25 April 2017 - Family history.
Read more

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    12 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    Gibraltar Memorial AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Henry Edwin Ash by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Henry Edwin Ash

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • Hi, I'm the niece of Brian Wallis Polson, who was the pilot of the ww2 bomber which crashed near Gibraltar, on which Henry was the wireless air gunner. I've been researching into Brian's war service and have been trying to find out the names of the crew who were on the bomber when it crashed. I've now found out that there was a crew of four, Brian and Ronald Charles Rickett were Australian, Henry and Harold James Crowe who was a Canadian. I'll be thinking of them all on the 25th April which is our ANZAC Day. Regards Lindi Kingdom
    Public - Lindi Arundel - Researcher - 18 April 2015

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
      Volume CXXXVII, Issue 60, 11 March 1944, Page 1 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
      Volume CXXXVII, Issue 61, 13 March 1944, Page 1 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
      Volume CXXXIX, Issue 60, 12 March 1945, Page 1 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

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2017Patricia Lacombe, Alberta, Canada Other relative
18 April 2015Lindi ArundelSydney AustraliaResearcher