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Henry Joseph Benedict Veint

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Joseph Benedict AWMM
  • Surname
    Veint AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ416559 AWMM
    • WWII 416559 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 April 1922 RNZAF Biographies (R17845617) InvercargillSouthland RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr & Mrs R. Veint, 495 South Road, Dunedin S. W. 1 AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
    • Flying Officer (Pilot Instructor)/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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
  • 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 Veint was the son of Robert Veint and Myrtle Grace Veint (nee Carey) of Dunedin

    Attended Christian Brothers High School, Dunedin and Dunedin Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    24 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ue - Z. Archives New Zealand (R17845617) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Missing - United Kingdom, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845745) AWMM

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