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Leonard Hugh Bone

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Sgt L H (Hugh) Bone 1945

Hugh Bone

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Hugh AWMM
  • Surname
    Bone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 September 1922 AWMM HampshireEngland AWMM
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

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
    WW2 Oct 1941 AWMM Insurance Clerk/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Working as a shoe retailer after the war, Hugh Bone wrote an extensive memoir and a lot of photos of his pilot training and subsequent war service with NZRAF 487 Squadron notably under the command of W/Cdrs R.C. Porteous and W.P. (Bill) Kemp. He also corresponded in later years before his death at age 98 with David Palmer who was co-author of "Through to the End", published in 2019, a history of 487 Sqn. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 January 2021 AWMM
    GothenburgSweden AWMM
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    Ockero Churchyard Sweden AWMM Gothenburg, Sweden AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2023Ian HughAuckland, NZChild

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