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Eric George Priest

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  • Service number
    NZ4314322 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 4 Squadron AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric George AWMM
  • Surname
    Priest AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ4314322 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Priest (mother), Princes Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ4314322 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 4 Squadron AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    28 May 1945 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Accidental Death AWMM
  • Place of death
    Malaita, Solomon Islands AWMM
  • Death notes
    Malaita, Solomon Islands, Pacific AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Panel 8. AWMM
  • Obituary

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