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Edward Charles Hibbs Doherty

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Portrait of Sergeant Edward Charles Hibbs Doherty, Auckland Weekly News, 10 June 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19420610-22-16. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sergeant Edward Charles Hibbs Doherty, Auckland Weekly News, 10 June 1942. Auckland Libr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Charles Hibbs AWMM
  • Surname
    Doherty AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ413823 AWMM
    • WWII 413823 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 October 1917 Martyn MethvenCanterbury Martyn
  • 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
    • WWII NZ413823 AWMM
    • WWII 413823 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 6 July 1941 Martyn Salesman/Civilian Martyn
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Air Accident, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Doherty was the son of Thomas S.J. Doherty and Gertrude Annie Doherty (nee Hibbs) of Tauranga. Attended Ashburton High School, Marlborough College, Canterbury University College and Elam School of Arts. Source: Martyn, For Your Tomorrow, Vol.3, p.168.

    There is a reference to the funeral of Ted Doherty in the diary of Sergeant Pilot Raymond Herbert John Broady (NZ39691). [Ref. MS 883].

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
    23rd May 1942 Public - Stella Mary - Researcher - 17 July 2019 - Research at the Museum, Air Accident records
  • Age at death
    24 years 8 months Public - Stella Mary - Researcher - 17 July 2019 - Museum records
  • Place of death
    RAF Wheaton Aston , Staffordshire uk, the Empire
    Flying School. Public - Stella Mary - Researcher - 17 July 2019 - Museum records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard, Shropshire, England AWMM Row 20. Grave 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    20.2 Salop England Public - Stella Mary - Researcher - 17 July 2019 - Local knowledge - St. Mary’s is my local church.
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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17 July 2019Stella MaryShrewsbury ukResearcher
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