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Richard John Eyre

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard John AWMM
  • Surname
    Eyre AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 19833 AWMM
    • WWI 47540 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 October 1894 Gillespie Gillespie
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM C/o S.M. District School, Burnham M.C., Christchurch AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM C/o S.M. District School, Burham M.C., Christchurch AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. L.B. Eyre, 176 Papanui Rd., Christchurch (w) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. L.B. Eyre, c/o Bank of N.Z., Christchurch (w) AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs R.J. Eyre (wife), care of Miss Murray, Florist, Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 7, p.46 Regular soldier/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 7, p.46
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 7, p.46
    • WW2 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.126 Soldier/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.126
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.126
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

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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  • Commanding Officer 34 Battalion, August 1942 to December 1943. Later Commandant Burnham Military Camp. Source: Gillespie, The Pacific, 1952, p.295. AWMM

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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic page
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/name-031253.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.46 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.126 AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      75: 6 AWMM
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