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Kenneth Fenton Heald

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  H_014. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel H_014. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Fenton AWMM
  • Surname
    Heald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404359 AWMM
    • WWII 404359 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 December 1918 AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Auckland New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 10 June 2020 - Research
  • Birth notes
    Son of Harold Fenton Heald and Lydia Gwendolyn Heald, of Hastings Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Nov 1940 AWMM Tokomaru Bay, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Station Hand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 10 June 2020 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ404359 AWMM
    • WWII 404359 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
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Nov 1940 AWMM Stationhand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Kenneth Heald was the son of Harold Fenton Heald and Lydia Gwendolyn Heald (nee Downey), of Karamu near Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 April 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bievres Communal Churchyard, Essonne, France AWMM Grave 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Tokomaru Bay War Memorial
    Tokomaru Bay Memorial Gates
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Maisons-Laffitte village, memorial plaque, near Versailles, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Chorley, W. (1996). Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and crew losses 1943 (Vol. 4). Leicester, England: Midland Counties Publications. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
05 January 2016Lorraine M Gisborne, NZResearcher

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