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Henry Joseph Woodrow

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Group of 6 Royal New Zealand Airforce trainees photograph taken on board the ship RMS Aorangi, going to Canada in 1941. From left to right: R. Moore, Bill Suckling, Eric Yates, Ren Rutherford, Harry Woodrow and Bill Forman. (kindly supplied by Mr R. Moore) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group of 6 Royal New Zealand Airforce trainees photograph taken on board the ship RMS Aorangi, going …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Woodrow AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Harry AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ403487 AWMM
    • WWII 403487 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 October 1914 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry and Julia Ann Woodrow of Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand (parents) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry and Julia Ann Woodrow of Mount Albert, Auckland

    Harry Woodrow was killed while taking part in an air raid on Hamburg, Germany. His Wellington ICR plane was presumed to have crashed into the North Sea off the Yorkshire coast. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1532048
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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14 July 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New Zealand.Researcher

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