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Leonard Charles Hickford

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Headstone, Jonkerbos War Cemetery - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Jonkerbos War Cemetery - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Hickford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ426886 AWMM
    • WWII 426886 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 January 1923 AWMM OhakuneManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 30 May 1942 AWMM c/o Mrs C. Kevell (sister), Portall Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Revell (sister), Portall St, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 24 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Flew 13 Operational Flights. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands AWMM Coll. grave 4. H. 2-8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • In memory of Micky who is buried in a composite grave with his fellow crew members.
    Public - Paul - Other Relative - 22 April 2015

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2645632
    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

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22 April 2015PaulWest AucklandOther Relative
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