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Henry Marchington

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Marchington AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 29593 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 June 1908 AWMM FijiMelanesia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 9 Clifton Road, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Amy E. Marchington (wife), 45 Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

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
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 5198 AWMM

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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  • Mother was Kate Marchington who was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England in 1873. She later lived in Suva, Fiji and then New Zealand. Died in 1947.

    Henry had 3 siblings: Tom (1903 - 1980), Maude and F.Gertrude

    He married Amy Elizabeth Mattson in 1940 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 July 1995 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 316 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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