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Thomas Harold Hatchard

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Hatchard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ403525 AWMM
    • WWII 403525 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1913 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1913 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 30 August 2020 - research
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 30 August 2020 - research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Salesman. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 30 August 2020 - research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. A. Hatchard. 10 Bourke St, Kilbirnie, Wellington AWMM
    • WW2 pMrs. A. Hatchard of Wellington AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ403525 AWMM
    • WWII 403525 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Did not return from an operation to Berlin.

      Attended Marist Brothers School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)) AWMM
    • Thomas Hatchard's parents were Thomas Henry Frederick and Anastasia Hatchard (nee Scanlan). She was known as Alice. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 30 August 2020 - research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 September 1943 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
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  • 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

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  • To remember Uncle Harold, older borther to my dad Jack. Family stories tell of a young man with a large personality, a member of the Lyall Bay Surf Club, and 'a bit of a lad'. Captain of a Lancaster bomber, Harold died over Germany on a bombing raid. I wish I'd known him.
    Public - Lynn - Other relative - 25 April 2021
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 May 2022KelvinNorfolk, EnglanResearcher
25 April 2021LynnAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
30 August 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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