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Kenneth Henry Becroft

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Helensville Historic Village Court Star Memorial. Court Star of Helensville Roll of Honour. Image provided by John Halpin 2015, CC BY John Halpin 2015.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Becroft AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ412189 AWMM
    • 131582 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 H.B. Becroft, Porter Crescent, Helensville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 October 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ412189 AWMM
    • 131582 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Becroft was stationed at No.2 Service Flying Training School, 25 February 1942,

    No.11 Operational Training Unit, 23 March 1942, No.1651 Conversion Unit, 25 August 1942.

    He was made Pilot Officer (Temp.) in December 1942. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 January 1968 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 53 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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Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      P.80 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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