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Harvey Jennings Grut

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Headstone, Reichswald Forest Cemetery, 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Reichswald Forest Cemetery, 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen - This image may be …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harvey Jennings AWMM
  • Surname
    Grut AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404866 AWMM
    • WWII 404866 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 January 1913 RNZAF Embarkation Roll (R17845762) FeildingManawatu-Wanganui RNZAF Embarkation Roll (R17845762)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Collings de Ste. Groix Grut (father), C/o "Wilton", 44 Khyber Pass, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Europe (Air) AWMM
    • Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ404866 AWMM
    • WWII 404866 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Son of Collings de Ste. Groix Grut and of Violet Muriel Grut (Nee Moore), of Auckland

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.

    In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM 14 D 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
    • Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, Yorkshire, England AWMM
    • Wakatere Boating Club War Memorial Tower, Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, (ex RSA Roll, on a boulder), The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna Grammar School War Memorial, (Foyer, Library), 210 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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