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John Hannam Henderson

Private J. H. Henderson, of Te Araroa, died of wounds

Private J. H. Henderson, of Te Araroa

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Hannam AWMM
  • Surname
    Henderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    67415 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Arthur William and Te Paea Henderson, of Te Araroa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A.W. Henderson (father), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    67415 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • John Hannam Henderson was the son of Arthur William and Te Paea Henderson, of Te Araroa, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Private John Henderson, who embarked with the 7th Reinforcements. He died of wounds on the 3/11/42. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/photo/john-henderson

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XIII. H. 26. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's War Memorial, Gisborne
    Hinerupe Marae War Memorial, Te Araroa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research
  • 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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  • Moe mai ra e koro x
    Public - Gayle - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
  • Moe mai ra e te rangatira
    Public - Gayle - Other Relative - 12 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 95 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
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