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Winstone Harris

Portrait, 1945 (kindly provided by the serviceman) - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait, 1945 (kindly provided by the serviceman) - This im … Read more


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Winstone AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hank AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Radar Officer AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 14 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    University Student/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Malaria April 1942 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Malaria 1945 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Hank was at the surrender of the German Admiral Hipper-class heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, 1945

    He last served as a Staff Radar Officer to Germany

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2012 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    2 October 2014 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



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  • Memorial name

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