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Howard Perry Hill

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Howard Perry AWMM
  • Surname
    Hill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ41847 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 April 1920 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J.S. Hill (father), Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 December 1938 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Europe (Air) AWMM
    • 1940 AWMM
      Battle of Britain AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ41847 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • 13 E & RFTS, White Waltham AWMM
    • 13 FTS, Drem AWMM
    • 8 Observers' School, Evanton AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 1938 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Pilot Officer Hill was the son of Jack Stanley and Dorothy Helen Hill, of Spring Creek, Marlborough, New Zealand.

    Short Service Commission Applicant

    Acting Pilot Officer 1.4.1939

    Pilot Officer 21.10.1939

    Killed in the Battle of Britain

    Robert and Paulette Millar, of England, have known of Howard Hill for some time. Each year they place a new poppy on both Remembrance and Battle of Britain days. They also sponsored his name for the Battle Of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne near where he died. This year, 2009, they kindly sent photographs for Cenotaph.

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 September 1940 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    West HoughamKent AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent, England AWMM Plot 0. Grave 30 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • St George's Royal Air Force Chapel of Remembrance, Biggin Hill, Bromley, England AWMM
    • Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne, Folkestone, Kent, England AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
04 May 2020IanTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
28 August 2018KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
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