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Terry Herrick



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    Terry AWMM
  • Surname
    Herrick AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 November 1911 Into the Blue HastingsHawkes Bay Into the Blue
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Edward Jasper Herrick (father), Havelock North, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
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    Navy AWMM
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  • Terry Herrick was the son of Edward Jasper Herrick and Ethne Rose Herrick, of Hastings, Hawke's Bay.

    Six brothers served in WW2. Three lost their lives Michael James Herrick (33566) and Brian Henry Herrick (42003), Dennis Trevelyan (NZ40974); Terry and Larry served in the Royal Navy. Jasper the eldest brother joined the Army in New Zealand but was refused permission to go overseas by the authorities.

    Terrry joined the Royal Navy in 1925 and retired in 1963. In 1964 he was appointed Assistant Chief of Naval Staff RNZN for one year and in 1965 Regional Commissioner of Civil Defence for the Central Region. He retired from this position in 1971. (autobiography ‘Into the Blue’) Published his autobiography in 1977. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    15 April 2009 AWMM
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  • External links
    Bravery Award. Evening Post, Volume CXXXI, Issue 134, 9 June 1941, Page 9
    Further Reference
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    • Herrick, T. (1997). Into the Blue: A New Zealander in the Royal Navy. Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Parapress. AWMM
      Memoir by Terry Herrick AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p. 202 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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