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Harry Russell Humphrey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Russell AWMM
  • Surname
    Humphrey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1/10/174 AWMM
    • 416428 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 January 1922 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 30 November 1941 AWMM 44 Springleigh Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Burma AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • 1/10/174 AWMM
    • 416428 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Cadets (2 years) AWMM
    • Territorials (30 September 1940-30 November 1941) AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Warrant Officer Humphrey was admitted to King George Hospital in Canada 2-15 April 1942 with mumps. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      He was also admitted to a Royal Canadian Air Force Station in Canada 13-28 January 1943 with measles. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Haemorrhage of left lung AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Serial number 1/10/174 was used by WO Humphrey in the territorials, while the number 416428 was used in the Canadian Royal Air Force.

    Next of kin on embarkation: Douglas Charles Humphrey (father) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 June 2000 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald, 9 June 2000 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald, 9 June 2000 AWMM
    • Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 71817 AWMM
    • 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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