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Cyril Griffith William Henderson

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Portrait of Flying Officer Cyril Griffith William Henderson, Auckland Weekly News, 3 March 1943. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19430303-18-33. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril Griffith William AWMM
  • Surname
    Henderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ40972 AWMM
    • WWII 40972 AWMM
    • WWII 40972 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 August 1916 AWMM ElthamTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWII AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ40972 AWMM
    • WWII 40972 AWMM
    • WWII 40972 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
  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cyril Henderson was the son of Thomas William and Ellenor May Henderson, of Tuna, Taranaki; husband of Florence Ethel Henderson, of Vogeltown, New Plymouth AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    18 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Midhurst Cemetery, Stratford District, New Zealand AWMM D. 60. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    Vol. 1, p. 282; Vol 3. p. 242 AWMM
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