Eric George Priest Unknown date of birth - 28 May 1945 Key details Contribute › Service numberNZ4314322 AWMM Also known as ForceAir Force AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeSergeant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 4 Squadron AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Bourail Memorial panels 3rd from left Panel 3 - This image m … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesEric George AWMM SurnamePriest AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ4314322 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.M. Priest (mother)Princes StreetThamesNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ4314322 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental DeathCause of Death AWMMKilled in an aircraft accident AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 4 Squadron AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death21 AWMM Date of death28 May 1945 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of deathMalaitaSolomon Islands AWMM Death notesMalaitaSolomon IslandsPacific AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameBourail MemorialBourail New Zealand War CemeteryNew Caledonia AWMM Memorial referencePanel 8. AWMM Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Eric George Priest by laying a poppy. Donald McAllister Priest Edward James Priest Eric George Priest Ernest Edmund Priest Francis Maurice Priest Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Eric George Priest Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedPapers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspastSources UsedPapers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspastSources UsedRoll of Honour. Evening Post, Volume CXL, Issue 10, 12 July 1945, Page 8http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=EP19450712.2.93&srposFurther Reference DocumentsThe Evening Post AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMBinning, E. (2007, August 23). Lost kiwis' bones recovered from jungle. New Zealand Herald AWMMMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.