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Henry George Corin

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Portrait, standing, navigator's patch, satchel across his chest, rolled paper? in his hand. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, standing, navigator's patch, satchel across his chest, rolled paper? in his hand. - This i …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry George AWMM
  • Surname
    Corin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ417269 AWMM
    • WWII 417269 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 October 1908 AWMM ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
    Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 26 September 1938 AWMM Carroll Street, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G. Corin (father), Carroll Street, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 April 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    No. 1 Air Observers School, Malton, Ontario, Canada AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 26 September 1938 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Plumber AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Plumber Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 17 September 2020 - research
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 5.5 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George Corin and Harriet Mary Corin of Te Kuiti.

    Educated at Parnell and Pongoroa School where actively interested in football and cricket.

    Source:Chronicle of the Second World War. Ed.Derrik Mercer. Bomber Command mines Baltic Sea. Britain, 29 April 1943. The RAF has converted key areas of the Baltic into a minefield which paralyses shipping. Known to the airmen by the codeword "Gardening" (because areas where mines are laid are named after flowers), mine-laying is a little-publicized form of warfare, yet one which can have deadly results for U-boats on their way to patrol or training areas. Almost 11,400 mines were dropped by Bomber Command last year in spite of heavy flak from ships. In all, 23 aircraft were lost in last night's mission. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 35 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
    • Hamilton War Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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