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James Michael Hennessy

Photograph of James Michael Hennessy, Western Desert, c.Second World War. From the collection of Arthur William (Moss) Squire 16770, 23 Battalion. Image kindly provided by Roger Sommerville (December 2019). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of James Michael Hennessy, Western Desert, c.Second World War. From the collection of Art …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Hennessy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 13655 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 October 1917 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Garry Owen, Waimate Rural Delivery AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. G.T. Hennessy, Garry Owen, Waimate Rural Delivery (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Hennessey, James Michael. (Ref. WO 373/7/93). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.210 Student/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.210
    TimaruCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.210
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 2 Lt J. M. Hennessy, MC; Duvauchelle; born London, 5 Oct 1917; farmer; wounded 28 Mar 1943. Source: Ross, A. 23 Battalion. p.321. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • 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

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.210 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.321, 335, 364. AWMM
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