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Henry Alfred Cavanagh

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Cavanagh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    46717 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 August 1919 AWMM ApitiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Oruanui, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.A. Cavanagh (mother), Oruanui, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    46717 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 Yard foreman/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Resident of Apiti AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 December 2002 AWMM
    TaurangaTauranga AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Feilding Cemetery Public - Allan - Researcher - 21 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block 1 Row 140 Plot 4 Public - Allan - Researcher - 21 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    Name is recorded in March 2003 issue of 24 Battalion magazine AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-24Ba.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 40 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.333 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • 24 N.Z. Infantry Battalion Association [newsletter]. Auckland, N.Z.: The Association. AWMM
      March 2003, Issue 137. AWMM
    • 24 N.Z. Infantry Battalion Association [newsletter]. Auckland, N.Z.: The Association. AWMM
      Name is recorded in March 2003 issue AWMM