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Eric Snowden Kelly

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Snowden AWMM
  • Surname
    Kelly AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ391525 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 October 1914 Hanson Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui Hanson
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr W.H. Kelly (father), 7 Millar Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
    • Pilot/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 November 1939 Hanson
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    1943 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1945 AWMM
  • 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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  • Baled out over Germany during a raid on Kassel on night of 22/23 October 1943 and captured.

    Member of the 'Caterpillar Club'. Source: Hanson, By Such Deeds, p.287. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    16 January 2005 Cemetery Record
    Age 90 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North AWMM Plot 15, Block 15, Area D AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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