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Kenneth Shenton Andrus


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Shenton AWMM
  • Surname
    Andrus AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4139 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry and Marion Frances Andrus of Hastings; husband of Virginia Gwen Andrus, of Clifton Gardens

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.

    AN DRUS.—Pilot Officer Kenneth Shenton,' R.A.A.F., only son of Mrs. M. F. Andrus, of Hastings, and the late Cpl. H. Andrus (accidentally killed). Evening Post, Volume CXXXIII, Issue 77, 1 April 1942, Page 1 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    23 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 43 AWMM
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Chatswood, Australia AWMM North Chapel Niche 9A. AWMM
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