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Edward Howell

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
    Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Howell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ428819 AWMM
    • WWII 428819 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Alexander and Margaret Ann Brewis Howell, of South Shields, Co. Durham. AWMM
    • Eddie was born in South Shields in England on 14th December 1922. He was Pilot officer on the night of 21st July 1944 for a bombing raid over Hamburg. His flight was shot down and the crew all died, they are buried Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands Public - Leonard - Other Relative - 19 April 2015 - Family papers
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 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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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • You died fighting for freedom. Although you are gone you will NEVER be forgotten.
    Public - Leonard - Other Relative - 19 April 2015
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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/2645673
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 April 2015LeonardPalmerston NorthOther Relative

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