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Clifford Cranstone Harris

Photograph of former officers of 21 Battalion. From left: Lt Col H. McElroy, Lt A. Potter, Major G. Hawkesby, Lt F. Solomon, Major W. Parfitt, Lt Col G. Rogers, Lt C. Harris, Capt A. Craig. The Weekly News, Wednesday, 12 June 1963, p.32. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clifford Cranstone AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    378389 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
    Unknown AWMM Te Poi, R.D., Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.J. Harris (mother), Te Poi, R.D., Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Single 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
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Connie; father of Cran, Dianne, Dennis, Bruce, Rod

    Putaruru District Services Memorial Club AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    14 September 2009 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    PutaruruWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 September 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cody, J. (1953). 21 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-21Ba.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 55 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Cody, J. (1953). p.345 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 September 2009 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
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