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Henry James Bean


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry James AWMM
  • Surname
    Bean AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 452545 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs J.M. Bean (wife), Henderson Avenue, Tuakau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 452545 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jean; father of Bernadette, Stephen, Tony, Margaret, Lawrence

    Justice of the Peace and awarded MBE AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    22 November 2005 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Whangamata Cemetery, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, November 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Thinking of you Dad, a wonderful man and role model , miss you heaps R.i.p
    Public - Bernadette Jean - Child - 24 April 2015
  • Thinking of you Poppa. Thank you for the sacrifice you made. Lest we forget. Amanda xxx
    Public - Amanda - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • Love you Poppa, thank you for your service to this wonderful Country of ours and all you sacrificed to keep it safe, you are missed greatly and thought of often. Love Always. Tania xxx
    Public - Tania - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • Thinking of you at this time Poppa - Miss you! Lest We Forget
    Public - Suzanne Bernadette - Other Relative - 24 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 12 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, November 2005 AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2015Bernadette Jean Waiuku New Zealand Child
24 April 2015AmandaHavelock NorthOther Relative
24 April 2015TaniaPukekohe, New ZealandOther Relative
24 April 2015Suzanne BernadettePukekohe, AucklandOther Relative

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