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Kathleen Nola Hendrey



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kathleen Nola AWMM
  • Surname
    Hendrey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Kathleen Hendry AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII W4582 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 November 1923 WAAF Strengths (R21072930)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Women's Auxilliary 1 (WA1)/Military Errol Martyn WAAF Research
  • Enlistment
    WW2 12 January 1943 Errol Martyn WAAF Research
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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

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About death

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  • Death
    4 December 2021 Obituary
    Age 98 AWMM
  • Date of death
    4 December 2021 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 15 December 2021 - Death notice; NZ Herald, 15 December 2021
  • Age at death
    98 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 15 December 2021 - Death notice; NZ Herald, 15 December 2021
  • Place of death
    Mercy Parklands, Ellerslie, Auckland Public - Stoney - Researcher - 15 December 2021 - Death notice; NZ Herald, 15 December 2021
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    The New Zealand Herald on Dec. 15, 2021.
    "HENDRY, Kathleen Nola (nee Hendrey). RNZAF W4582 On 4 December 2021 at Mercy Parklands, Nola passed away peacefully, age 98. Loved wife of the late Alfred (Jim); loved mother and mother-in-law of Kathy (deceased), Suzanne, Walton (deceased), Noelene, Maureen, Keith (deceased), James Killi, Elizabeth, Maia (deceased), Alex, Wayne, Andrea (deceased), and William; sister of the late Mary, Bevan, Leo and Margaret; cherished Grandmother of 17, Great-grandmother of 36, and Great-great-grandmother of 6. Please be prepared to present evidence of vaccination at the Rosary to be recited for Nola at St Francis de Sales and All Souls Catholic Church, 2a Albert Road, Devonport on Friday 17 December 2021 at 6.30pm, and at the Requiem Mass celebrated the next morning, Saturday 18 December 2021 at 10.30am. " AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Errol Martyn (2020) AWMM
    • Strengths, WAAF [Women's Auxiliary Air Force], Returns - December 1942 - February 1950. Archives New Zealand (R21072930) AWMM


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