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Jennings Douglas Marshall Fletcher

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. Panel with names: Flavell - Flood - This image may be subject to copyright

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. Panel with names: Flavell - Flood - Thi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jennings Douglas Marshall AWMM
  • Surname
    Fletcher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ1554 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • 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
    Mrs J.W. Morgan, Waiau Pa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on a motor cycle whilst on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jennings Fletcher was the son of Jennings Richard and Clara B. Fletcher of Bombay, Auckland

    Fletcher served as a stoker on board HMS Achilles in the Battle of the River Plate

    Fletcher was killed in a motorcycle accident in Auckland, February 1941

    A 'Ditty Box' for personal effects, belonging to Jennings Fletcher, is on exhibit at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, exhibit no. 10, Achilles at the River Plate, Keeping the Sea Lanes Open, Scars on the Heart Exhibition. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 February 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bombay Presbyterian Church Cemetery, corner Portsmouth & Bombay Roads, Bombay, New Zealand AWMM 70 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

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Sources

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