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Herbert Lance Elkington

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  • Service number
    62804 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Lance AWMM
  • Surname
    Elkington AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62804 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Lighthouse keeper AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Madsen, French Pass, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss H.O. Hippolite (sister), Madsen, French Pass, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62804 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Nelson, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 May 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Death notes
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VI. D. 28. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Thank you uncle Herbert, you are not forgotten.
    Public - Apiata - Other Relative - 14 May 2015
  • Thankyou uncle your whanau remember you
    Public - Lyman - Other Relative - 1 April 2015
  • Thankyou auncle Herbert your whanau remember
    Public - Lyman - Other Relative - 1 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 4: WW2 107 AWMM

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14 May 2015ApiataSydney AustraliaOther Relative
01 April 2015LymanMelbourne australiaOther Relative