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William Henry Hickson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Hickson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ412231 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Stalag Luft III, Sagan, Germany AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland), Europe AWMM
    6 August 1943 AWMM
    RAF Bomber Command raid on Krefeld, Germany, shot down AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 2 May 1945 AWMM Freed by units of the British Army AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Kathleen

    Member of the Caterpillar Club

    The Caterpillar Club is an international association originally formed in 1922. Membership is open to those who have saved their lives by parachuting from a disabled aircraft. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 September 2011 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand 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, 5 September 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 3, p.599, ref. 84 AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Hanson, E. (2001) p.249-50 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 5 September 2011 AWMM

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