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Richard James Harris

Headstone, Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery, Somerset, England (G. Fortune 2005) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Headstone, Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery, Somerset, England (G. Fortune 2005) - Image has All Rights Rese …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard James AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ415530 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ415530 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Richard Harris was the son of Alfred and Harriet Elizabeth Harris of Wadestown, Wellington

    Had a brother, Robert Alfred Harris 1905-89 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery, Somerset, England AWMM Plot 1. Sec H. Row R. Grave 240 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2691617
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • 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

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27 March 2019GrahamFremington Devon UKResearcher
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