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Full Name: Harper Mervyn Bongard
Rank Last Held: Flight Lieutenant
Forename(s): Harper Mervyn
Surname: Bongard
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 74591
Gender: Male
Next of Kin: Mr Stanley Bongard (father), Leeston, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Royal Air Force (RAF)
Last Unit Served: Royal Air Force, 84 Squadron
Place of Death: Hakodate, Japan
Date of Death: 3 January 1943
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1943
Cause of Death: Died while prisoner of war
Cemetery Name: Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan
Grave Reference: Brit. Sec. C. A. 6.
Biographical Notes: Son of Stanley Bongard and of Hilarie Evelyn Bongard (nee Lepper), of Leeston, Canterbury
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News, 7 July 1943
Additional Information: Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.
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