Sq/Ldr Michael James Herrick, DFC & Bar

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Michael James Herrick

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hastings, Hastings District, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Death: Died in Aalborg, Aalborg Municipality, North Denmark Region, Denmark
Cause of death: Shot down by Germans during WW2
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Jasper Henry Herrick and Ethne Rose Herrick
Brother of Brian Henry Herrick and Dennis Trevelyan Herrick

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Sq/Ldr Michael James Herrick, DFC & Bar

Michael James Herrick was one of five brothers to serve during the Second World War. He flew with distinction during the Battle of Britain and in the Pacific before being killed on air operations over Denmark.

http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/people/michael-herrick

MEDALS AND AWARDS

  • Distinguished Flying Cross and bar (DFC)
  • DFC. 24 September 1940
  • DFC Bar. 10 February 1944
  • 1939-45 Star (Battle of Britain clasp)
  • War Medal 1939-1945
  • U.S. Air Medal. Posthumously, July 1944 for gallantry in the Pacific
  • Air Medal (USA)

http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/18438.detail

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Sq/Ldr Michael James Herrick, DFC & Bar's Timeline

1921
May 5, 1921
Hastings, Hastings District, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
1944
June 16, 1944
Age 23
Aalborg, Aalborg Municipality, North Denmark Region, Denmark