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James Glen Hennessy

No. 2 A.O.S., Edmonton, Alberta Appendix "A", page 7 - View of Graves of AUS429801 Sgt. Easther, L.A., AUS432249 LAC Oakes, L.W., NZ42715 LAC Hennessy, J.G. personnel killed in plane crash on 29th October 1943. Library and Archives Canada (4933979 - No. 2 Air Observer School, Edmonton (RG24-E-7)). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

No. 2 A.O.S., Edmonton, Alberta Appendix "A", page 7 - View of Graves of AUS429801 Sgt. Easther, L …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Glen AWMM
  • Surname
    Hennessy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ42715 AWMM
    • WWII 42715 AWMM
    • WWII 42715 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ42715 AWMM
    • WWII 42715 AWMM
    • WWII 42715 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Hennessy was the son of James Patrick and Mildred Catherine Hennessy; husband of Marcia Hennessy, of Ngaruawakia, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    29 October 1943 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    CanadaNorth America AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Edmonton (Beechmount) Cemetery, Alberta, Canada AWMM Block 206. Grave 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.243 AWMM

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