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Frederick Ernest Roy Merritt

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Ernest Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Merritt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Fred AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 April 1910 Memorial Plaque
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Papatoetoe, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWII AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

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
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 April 1987 Cemetery Record
    Age 76 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland AWMM Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    St. Mark's Anglican Church, Remuera, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/web/arena/search#/item/aims-archive/R21346617
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • Drake, W.C. (2010). A War By Stealth: the story of Lieutenant Walter C. Drake DCS RNZNVR, 1939-45. Auckland, N.Z.: G. Wright; Walter Charles Drake; 2010 AWMM
      p.130 AWMM
    • Ancestry.com. UK, Navy Lists, 1888-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. AWMM
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM

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