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Henry Hector Bolitho

Portrait by Howard Caster

Henry Hector Bolitho by Howard Caster, 1937.

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Hector AWMM
  • Surname
    Bolitho AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hector Bolitho AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 67598 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 May 1897 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Huia Street, Devonport AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    AKA Hector Bolitho author 50+, served, UK, WW2. Book, 'War in the Strand, wore NZ flashes in WW2 Public - DONNA - 24 November 2019 - Wikipedia:
    Bolitho, H. (1942). War in the Strand: A Notebook of the First Two and a Half Years in London, London, Eyre & Spottiswoode.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mr Harry Bolitho (father), Devonport, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Seddon Memorial College. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    12 September 1974 AWMM
    BrightonEast Sussex AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
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  • Memorial name
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24 November 2019DONNALower HuttOther

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