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Eric Richard Nielsen

Private ER Nielsen
21 NZ Battalion
WW2

Private ER Nielsen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Nielsen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 272304 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM C/o J. Nielsen, Whakatane R.D. AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. G.E. Nielsen, c/o J. Nielsen, Whakatane R.D. (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
    1 January 2003 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
    Book: One Man's War Private Nielsen in Italy WW2 written by son David Nielsen. Amazon Books. Contain Public - david - Child - 26 April 2020 - Military records, personal letters, date timeline references.
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.92 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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31 May 2020DavidTauranga New ZealandChild

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