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Jack Henry

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Biography for Jack Henry. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ha - Hy. Archives New Zealand (R17845611-0303). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for Jack Henry. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Henry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ403449 AWMM
    • WWII 403449 AWMM
    • WWII 403449 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 January 1922 AWMM PetoneWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Petone, Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. I. G. Henry, Muri Road, Pukerua Bay AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. R. F. Henry of Pukerua Bay AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ403449 AWMM
    • WWII 403449 AWMM
    • WWII 403449 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jack Henry was the son of Robert Francis and Ida Henry, of Petone, Wellington, New Zealand.

    Attended Petone Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845611)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    30 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    SyriaMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria AWMM Coll. grave Q. 126-127. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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    • 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
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ha - Hy. Archives New Zealand (R17845611) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Killed - Officers (Canada, Pacific, Europe) - Airmen (Canada, India and Far East)]. Archives New Zealand (R17845748) AWMM

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09 April 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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