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Harry Ian Forsyth Connelly

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  C_019. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel C_019. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Ian Forsyth AWMM
  • Surname
    Connelly AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ412887 AWMM
    • WWII 412887 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 April 1918 RNZAF Biographies (R17845609) RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Doris Connelly (mother), 31 Takutai Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs H. F Connelly of 31 Takutai Street, Parnell, Auckland 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Harry Forsyth and Doris Connelly of Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand

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

    Attended Auckland Grammar School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Watton (St Mary) Churchyard, Norfolk, England AWMM Row C Grave 64 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

Roll of Honour

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  • Harry this poppy is such a small token for what you contributed during WW2 Thank you.
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The Evening Post 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) - Co - Dy. Archives New Zealand (R17845609) - Former archives reference: AIR118 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
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [(New Zealanders Attached to R.A.F. [Royal Air Force]) (Officers), (Europe) - Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845744) AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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06 March 2024CraigAucklandOther relative
28 January 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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