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William Henry Whitcombe

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W H Whitcombe

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Whitcombe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ41561 AWMM
    • WWII 41561 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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ41561 AWMM
    • WWII 41561 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Eric Whitcombe and Jane Mortin Whitcombe (nee Henderson) of Paihiatua. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    16 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Newmarket Cemetery, Suffolk, England AWMM Plot O Grave 399 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • His Name Will Live For Evermore In Our Servicemen`s Cemetery at Pahiatua Bryan James President Pahiatua R.S.A. 2015
    Public - BRYAN DAVID - Researcher - 2 June 2015

Sources

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  • Documents
    • 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

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28 October 2019GregWhanganui. New ZealandResearcher
02 June 2015BRYAN DAVIDPAHIATUAResearcher
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