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Ernest George Holmstead

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest George AWMM
  • Surname
    Holmstead AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George AWMM
  • Service number
    73105 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Armourer/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • W/O (RTD) Ernest George HOLMSTEAD 73105 Armourer RNZAF in Wellington in his 95th year. George was an armourer undergoing Sunderland conversion in Singapore attached to No 88 Squadron RAF in 1953 along with a F/Sgt W Thompson. The Sqn was directed to Iwakuni in Japan in March 1953 in support of UN Maritime Reconnaissance duties and George served as an air gunner, a duty he had already achieved in sorties along the Malayan coastline. He was awarded the United Nations medal with clasp Korea and Korea War Medal. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 2015 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    BlenheimMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Fairhall Cemetery, Marlborough AWMM RSA Ashes, Block 3, Row 10, Plot 4 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Dominion Post AWMM
    29/04/2015 AWMM

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