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Henry Francis Wynn Bruorton

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New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 7: Royal New Zealand Naval Reserve - Lieutenants, Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve - Lieutenants, Sub-Lieutenants Bell - Purdy (digital photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 7: Royal New Zealand Naval Reserve - Lieutenants, Royal …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Francis Wynn AWMM
  • Surname
    Bruorton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZD3553 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 December 1912 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Francis and Rosina Jane Bruorton of Christchurch AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Atlantic Ocean 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
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand 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/2563847
    Sources Used
  • References
    • McKenzie, R. (1970). And quiet now their rest. Wellington N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. AWMM

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