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Henry Roy Hume

Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland (photo John Halpin, January 2012) - CC BY John Halpin

Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland (photo John Halpin, January 2012) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Hume AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26306 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
    Pre 1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26306 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • A war biography, compiled by Hume's nephew, Roland Hume, is held in the Auckland Museum Library Manuscript Collection (MS 2004/25). It contains biographical notes, correspondence, photographs and official records outlining Hume's military career, with some details also of the Hume family. Also included are extracts from printed material such as newspaper clippings relating to his death, wedding invitations from his marriage to Ailsa Maud Howard, as well as official published sources on the NZ Field Artillery during the Libyan campaign.

    Member of College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 6. D. 12 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland, The Northern Club, 19 Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland 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/2162466
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Hume, Roland Graham. War biographies 2004. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2004/25. AWMM
    • Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.171 AWMM
    • Neillands, Robin. Eighth Army : From the Western Desert to the Alps, 1939-1945. John Murray, 2004 pp Public - Howard Richard - Child - 29 November 2017 - Military History pp 97-98

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29 November 2017Howard RichardCalgary, Alberta, CanadaChild
30 August 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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