Eric George Priest Unknown date of birth - Died 28 May 1945 PDF Print Share Key details Service numberNZ4314322 AWMM Also known as ForceAir Force AWMM Last rankSergeant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 4 Squadron AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.M. Priest (mother), Princes Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ4314322 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMMKilled in an aircraft accident AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 4 Squadron AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death21 AWMM Date of death28 May 1945 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of deathMalaita, Solomon Islands AWMM Death notesMalaita, Solomon Islands, Pacific AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameBourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM Memorial referencePanel 8. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Eric George Priest by laying a poppy. Edgar Norman Priest Edward James Priest Eric George Priest Ernest Edmund Priest Francis Maurice Priest Lay a poppy for 2016 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.