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Ernest James Hurley

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest James AWMM
  • Surname
    Hurley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ernie Public - Judith Barbara - Child - 15 July 2017 - Family oral history
  • Service number
    WWII 37521 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Judith Barbara - Child - 15 July 2017 - Military Service Documents

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Waitotara AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E. Hurley, Waitotara (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa ; Greece and Crete Public - Judith Barbara - Child - 15 July 2017 - Military Diary
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 37521 AWMM
  • Military service
    October 1940 until the end of WWII - 10 November 1945 Public - Judith Barbara - Child - 15 July 2017 - Military Diary
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    POW ; taken prisoner on Island of Crete and spent time as a POW in Germany, Poland & Czech Public - Judith Barbara - Child - 15 July 2017 - Military Diary, Family oral history, POW Diary

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.230 Lorry driver and mechanic/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.230
    HaweraTaranaki 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.230
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 5301 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • For Grandad, from Stacie, Sarah and Emily.
    Public - Stacie - Direct descendant - 1 May 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.230 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 May 2020StacieKalgoorlie, AustraliaDirect descendant
15 July 2017Judith Barbara New Plymouth, New ZealandChild

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