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Henry Rutherford Anderson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Rutherford AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 61115 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    6 December 1907 Public - Gordon John - Child - 4 April 2019 - Death Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Highbank, Mid-Canterbury Public - Gordon John - Child - 4 April 2019 - Death Certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM Skibo, Mayfield AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer at 'Cairnbrae' near Methven Public - Gordon John - Child - 4 April 2019 - Personal Knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. R.J. Anderson, Skibo, Mayfield (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa, Italy Public - Gordon - Child - 5 April 2019 - Military File
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 61115 AWMM
  • Military service
    Four years and 203 days of which four years and 15 days were overseas. Public - Gordon - Child - 5 April 2019 - NZMF personal history sheet
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1939-45 Star, Africa Star, 8th Army Clasp, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, NZ War Service Medal Public - Gordon - Child - 5 April 2019 - NZMF personal history sheet

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.11 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.11
    AshburtonCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.11
  • 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
    Battle Casuality, Wounded 7 December 1944. Discharged from hospital 30 December 1944 Public - Gordon - Child - 5 April 2019 - Military Personnel File

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • After discharge Henry lived briefly in the Montalto area where he met and later married Edna Crawley. In 1950 Henry and Edna were allocated a portion of the 'Craiglea" block on the Highbank-Cairnbrae Road where they farmed, and raised 5 children, until their retirement to Geraldine. Public - Gordon - Child - 7 April 2019 - Personal knowledge, Scotter, W "Ashburton: A History of Town and County" (1972, Caxton Press) 385.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    7 July 1988 Public - Gordon John - Child - 4 April 2019 - Death Certificate
  • Age at death
    80 Public - Gordon John - Child - 4 April 2019 - Death Certificate
  • Place of death
    St George's Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Gordon John - Child - 4 April 2019 - Death Certificate
  • 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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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.11 AWMM
    • "Fifty Years On 'A Time to Remember': Historical Record of the 14th NZ Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Public - Gordon - Child - 17 April 2019 - 14th NZ Light AA Regimental Assn (1991)

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05 April 2019GordonWellington, New ZealandChild
04 April 2019Gordon JohnWellington, New ZealandChild
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