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Owen Kendrick Whyman

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen Kendrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Whyman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413294 AWMM
    • WWII 413294 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 September 1915 RNZAF Biographies (R17845617) RotoruaBay of Plenty RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Josephine Whyman (mother), George Street, Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs J. Whyman, George street, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Owen Whyman was the son of Cuthbert Sydney and Josephine Whyman of Te Puke, New Zealand.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.

    Attended Te Puke School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery, Noord-Holland, Netherlands AWMM Plot 69 Row C Collective Grave 18 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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  • Caption below grave photo incorrect:
    (Shared grave with Fl/Sgt. Stanley Joseph Marriage Aus/420691 RAAF - killed on the 15th June 1943 460 squadron Lancaster iii dv160)
    Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 8 October 2021
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald 26 June 1943 AWMM
    • 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
    • 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
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ue - Z. Archives New Zealand (R17845617) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM

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