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Jack Eric Ford

Photo from 4111 Maj C W Taylor's album

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Ford AWMM
  • Ingoa
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  • Service number
    WWII 444897 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 13 St. George's Gate, Wanganui AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. R.L. Ford, 13 St. George's Gate, Wanganui (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


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    Army AWMM
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    WWII 444897 AWMM
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  • Jack Ford photos
    Ref: Papers of 4111 Maj C W Taylor ED* EM, served HB Regt 1927 – 57, WWII 19th & 25th Bns. 2NZEF. Research Notes by his son Maj N W Taylor ED** RNZIR, (compiled 19.3.2020, whilst on CB), from Medal Rolls, Official Histories, Cenotaph (embarkations), personal knowledge etc.
    Photo captions from albums: -

    At Hove Dump in the mountains at Terelle on the right flank of Cassino L to R. Angus (YMCA Secy), Jim Leckie and Jack Ford. 1944.

    Noel and Uncle Jack, Gisborne January 1960

    Details of the above: -

    Angus (YMCA Secy) no further information found
    35541 Pte J L Leckie MM (Wellington) – HQ C (HB) Coy 25th (Wgtn) Bn. MM. L.G. 17/6/1943 (I), excellent Infantry Soldiers Citation, recommended for D.C.M.
    444897 Pte J E Ford, batman (1943-45) to 4111 Major C W Taylor ED* EM, 2ic and later OC C (HB) Coy 25th (Wgtn) Bn. ‘Uncle Jack’ made annual visits to Gisborne to stay for a w
    Public - Maj Noel - Researcher - 3 April 2020



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  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.64 AWMM


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