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Warwick Holman Claris

Portrait of Warwick Holman Clario, NZ426194 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by  Gino Demeer 1168-7239. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Warwick Holman Clario, NZ426194 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Gino Demeer 1168-7239. CC …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Warwick Holman AWMM
  • Surname
    Claris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hollie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 426194 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 September 1923 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • 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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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
    Warrant Officer Public - Stoney - Researcher - 29 March 2019 - NZ Herald

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Whangarei RSA. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 March 2019 Births, Deaths and Marriages
    Age 96 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 March 2019 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 29 March 2019 - NZ Herald
  • Age at death
    96 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 29 March 2019 - NZ Herald
  • Place of death
    Whangarei Public - Stoney - Researcher - 29 March 2019 - NZ Herald
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Maunu Services Lawn Cemetary
    Cemetary Road, Maunu, Whangarei Public - Stoney - Researcher - 29 March 2019 - NZ Herald
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Published in The New Zealand Herald, 26 March 2019
    "CLARIS, Warwick Holeman (Hollie). SN 426194 Warrant Officer RNZAF WW2 On March 24th 2019 we said goodbye to our wonderful and amazing father in his 96th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Jean. Dearly loved father of Leonie, Kathy, Marilyn, Warwick and Keith. Adored Grandfather of his 14 grandchildren, Grandpoppa of his 27 great grandchildren. A long and adventurous life full of love. May you rest in peace, you are now free of pain. A service for Hollie will be held in the Chapel of Morris and Morris Funerals (entrance 17 Western Hills Drive), Whau Valley Whangarei at 1:30 pm on Wednesday March 27th 2019 followed by interment at the Maunu Services Lawn Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Maunu Whangarei. Communications to the Claris Family C/- PO Box 8043 Kensington Whangarei 0145" AWMM
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    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM


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29 March 2019StoneyTuakauResearcher
27 March 2019JohnPerth AustraliaResearcher
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