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Herbert Charles Crouch

Stratford-On-Avon Cemetery. Grave 4183

Sgt. Herbert Charles Crouch NZ/41638 Grave

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Crouch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ41638 AWMM
    • WWII 41638 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


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ41638 AWMM
    • WWII 41638 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Awatea AWMM

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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    • Herbert Crouch was the son of Blanche Lillian Crouch and stepson of Charles Hansen Skjoth, of Petone, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Had 2 brothers Sid and ray and a sister rene. Sid served in army and ray served in navy. Public - Joshua richard - Other relative - 4 April 2020 - Family oral history
    • he was my great uncle I have the ww2 info he was the brother of my nana Rene and he a sister Amy who married Albert wouldhouse herbert was killed in an air crash and I have this info it is not in his ww2 file [wicth I have and a class photo of him on group 6 rcaf Public - walter - Direct descendant - 5 September 2022 - Hebert Charles crouch
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About death

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  • Death
    28 April 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Stratford On Avon Cemetery, Warwickshire, England AWMM Grave 4183. AWMM
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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • References
    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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 September 2022walterlower huttDirect descendant
04 April 2020Joshua richardPETONEOther relative
13 January 2016KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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