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Henry Joseph Meharry

Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Henry Joseph Meharry, Auckland Weekly News, 18 October 1944. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19441018-24-7. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Flight Lieutenant Henry Joseph Meharry, Auckland Weekly News, 18 October 1944. Auckland …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Meharry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ41992 AWMM
    • WWII 41992 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
    Mr D.K. Meharry (father), 54 Pleasant Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ41992 AWMM
    • WWII 41992 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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  • Henry Meharry was the son of David Kennedy Meharry and Winifred Gwendoline Meharry, of Reefton, New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Lézardrieux, Brittany Public - Alexander James - 27 May 2016 - Serge Tilly, Comité pour l'Étude de la Résistance Populaire dans les Côtes-du-Nord
    http://cerp22.free.fr/Lieuxdememoire22/Lezardrieux/Lezardrieux%20Capitaine%20Meharry/1.html
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery, Calvados, France AWMM I. A. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Square du Souvenir, behind church, Lézardrieux Public - Alexander James - 27 May 2016 - Serge Tilly, Comité pour l'Étude de la Résistance Populaire dans les Côtes-du-Nord
    http://cerp22.free.fr/Lieuxdememoire22/Lezardrieux/Lezardrieux%20Capitaine%20Meharry/1.html
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, (ex RSA Roll, on a boulder), The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna Grammar School War Memorial, (Foyer, Library), 210 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Love you Uncle Jack. xo
    Public - Carole - Direct descendant - 26 April 2022
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  • Flt Lt Henry Joseph Meharry lies at rest near my partners grandfather at Hottot Les Bagues, Normandy. As a veteran of the RAF ,I always pay tribute to fellow Commonwealth aircrew and am so proud and grateful for their service, especially those so far from home. RIP. Per Ardua Ad Astra.
    Public - Mark - Self - 12 April 2017
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26 April 2022CaroleNew ZealandDirect descendant
08 March 2021KelvinNorfolk. EnglandResearcher
12 April 2017MarkWorcester, UKSelf
27 May 2016Alexander JamesBourth, Normandy, FranceOther

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