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Claude Joseph Harris

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Helensville District High School (Kaipara College) Roll of Honour (photo G.A. Fortune April 2010) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Helensville District High School (Kaipara College) Roll of Honour (photo G.A. Fortune April 2010) - …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404028 AWMM
    • WWII 404028 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 November 1910 RNZAF Biographies (R17845611) HelensvilleAuckland Province RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Arthur William Harris (father), Helensville, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. A. W. Harris of Helensville 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur William Harris and of Eva Harris (nee Stockley), of Helensville, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Barrass, M.B. (2001- 2008). Web site: Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation. "Squadrons numbered in the 400 series were technically units of the RCAF, RAAF and RNZAF, but their members were placed under the operational control of the RAF and are usually considered to be part of the RAF's organisational structure". URL: http://www.rafweb.org/Sqn485-490.htm

    Attended Helensville District High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)) AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    29 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kiel War Cemetery, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany AWMM 2. A. 2. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Helensville District High School (Kaipara College) Roll of Honour, Helensville, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Kaipara Memorial RSA, 49 Commercial Road, Helensville, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Claude was born in 1910 in Helensville, NZ and died in action 1942 over Germany. He was the youngest of 4 children born to Arthur and Eva Harris of Helensville. His mother died just after his birth. If you are related or have information on this family PLEASE contact me -- Thanks
    Public - Leonard Harris - Researcher - 29 May 2016
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Sources

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  • References
    • 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
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ha - Hy. Archives New Zealand (R17845611) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) 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

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