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Gordon Henderson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Henderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ42327 AWMM
    • WWII 415320 AWMM
    • WWII 42327 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    12th March 1913 Public - Janice Esme - Child - 3 February 2016 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Cessnock, New South Wales.Australia Public - Janice Esme - Child - 3 February 2016 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Charles henderson (father), Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    • Married Public - Janice Esme - Child - 3 February 2016 - Marriage certificate
    • Married to Gwynneth Babette Frogley (Bette), 2 children
      1. Janice Esme born 17th July 1937
      2. Gordon Alexander born 2nd April 1942 Public - Janice Esme - Child - 5 March 2018 - Personal and Family History

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ42327 AWMM
    • WWII 415320 AWMM
    • WWII 42327 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Haasrode Churchyard, Oud-Heverlee, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium AWMM Grave 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2896436
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3, p.242 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

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05 March 2018Janice EsmeLondon United KingdomChild

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