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Eric Wilfred Phipps

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  • Service number
    441364 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    20 Armoured Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Headstone, Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy (2007) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Phipps AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    441364 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 Farm hand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Hope, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.O Phipps (wife), RD, Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    441364 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 Nelson, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Trooper AWMM
    New Zealand Armoured Corps 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    20 Armoured Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Frederick George Phipps and of Frances June Phipps (nee Newport), of Hope, Nelson, New Zealand; husband of Eleanora Garth Phipps, of Richmond, Nelson AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    14 September 1945 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. A. 24. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 14: WW2 79 AWMM