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Harold Eric Hunter

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ402060 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 March 1916 AWMM West MeltonCanterbury AWMM
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
    Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ402060 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Nov 1940 AWMM Clerk AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Harold Hunter was the son of Eric Douglas and Rose Amelia Hunter; husband of Maire Ethel Hunter of Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Wellington Aircraft Crash X3599





      Vickers Wellington Mark III X3599 of 57 Squadron had taken off from R.A.F. Feltwell, Norfolk to travel to R.A.F. Aldergrove during a Cross Country Training flight - however it crashed into the ground due to poor visibility. Both crew - Flying Officer H.E. Hunter RNZAF & Flying Officer (Observer) John W. Elliot RCAF - were killed in the crash. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 5 April 2019 - World War 2 in Northern Ireland : www.ww2ni.com
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland AWMM Glenalina Extension AS Grave 127 AWMM
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

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05 April 2019JeniferWairarapaResearcher