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Claude Henwood Harding

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Claude Henwood Harding (Junior) RNZAF WW2

Claude Henwood Harding (Junior)

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Henwood AWMM
  • Surname
    Harding AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 414801 AWMM
    • Malaya 75986 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 May 1921 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 60 Avenue Road, Otahuhu, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. Isabella Harding, Otahuhu, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Armament/Military Malaya 75 Sqn R20217708
  • Enlistment
    WW2 22 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Engineer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Eye colour, WWII AWMM
    Hazel AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served at RNZAF Rongotai, RNZAF Wigram, Fiji, Bougainville, Guadalcanal, and lastly back in New Zealand.

    Served on Malayan Emergency operations until repatriation in 1962. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 September 1998 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    WaihiNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lot 98A, RSA Block, Waihi Public Cemetery, Waihi AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Dad built our first home in Kauri Road, Whenuapai. He also built furniture for the house and was always tinkering in his shed. He would always fix things that were broken rather than throw them away. I have inherited that love of "fixing" things and also my daughters like to fix things.
    Public - Krishna - Child - 7 September 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • New Zealand, World War II Ballot Lists, 1940–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Organisation - Air Department Staff - Organisation and Duties - No. 75 Squadron [Malayan Emergency 75 Squadron Repatriation List]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ABFK 7281 W4266 (R20217708) AWMM

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07 September 2017KrishnaWaihi, New ZealandChild

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