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Hilliard Ernest Boucher

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hilliard Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Boucher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ402845 AWMM
    • WWII 402845 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 October 1919 Air to Air Air to Air
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R.A. Boucher, Epsom, Auckland, 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
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1 September 1940 Air to Air Royal New Zealand Air Force Air to Air
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    13 February 1945 AWMMKilled in Air Accident, Cause of Death AWMM
    While a Flight Commander of No 4 Operational Training Unit, Boucher died when his aircraft, a P-40, crashed near Hunterville. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Hilliard Boucher was the son of Ernest Roberts Boucher and Ruby Amy Boucher, of Epsom, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 February 1945 Air to Air
    Age 26 AWMM
    Air to Air
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area 1, Block K, Grave 82. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Rudge, C. (2003). Air-to-air : the story behind the air-to-air combat claims of the RNZAF. Lyttelton, N.Z.: Adventure Air. AWMM
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