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Henry Desmond Lock

New Zealand Listener, dated September 24, 1942; Pilot Officer Kingi Tahiwi, 2ZB annoucer, with Pilot Officer Des. Lock and Miss Noni Wright, of the BBC who comes from Auckland. They are broadcasting from London, for the BBC's 'Calling New Zealand Programme.' Image kindly provided by Alexander Turnbull Library, PUBL-0159-1942-001.

New Zealand Listener, dated September 24, 1942; Pilot Officer Kingi Tahiwi, 2ZB annoucer, with Pilot …

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    Henry Desmond AWMM
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    Lock AWMM
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    Des AWMM
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    WW2 14 Whitaker Place, Auckland Central AWMM
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  • Embarked overseas for Liverpool on 24th January 1942, Royal New Zealand Air Force attached to Royal Air Force Henry Desmond Lock was in charge of draft. Martyn, vol 3. p. 601

    Lock was a broadcaster with 1ZB, a commerical radio station covering the Auckland Area. AWMM


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    'National Library, Desmond Lock'
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    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      vol 3, p. 601 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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