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Gerard Henry Redwood

Flt/Sgt. G. H. Redwood, of Wellington, missing on operations. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19441025-24-39.

Flt/Sgt. G. H. Redwood, of Wellington, missing on operations. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libr …

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gerard Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Redwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Gerald Henry AWMM
    • Chappy Public - Marie Elizabeth - Other relative - 11 May 2023 - Uncle of contributor
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ425012 AWMM
    • WWII 425012 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Marie Elizabeth - Other relative - 11 May 2023 - Family. Great-nephew of Archbishop Henry Redwood.

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1910 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 20 Sutherland Crescent, Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ425012 AWMM
    • WWII 425012 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Gerard Redwood was the son of Henry Francis and Johannah Mary Redwood, of Wellington City, New Zealand. Gerald Henry Redwood in Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Gerard Henry Redwood in For Your Tomorrow. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    21 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 34 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
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • References
    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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11 May 2023Marie ElizabethAucklandOther relative

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