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Ernest John Pickering

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Service number #18986

Ernest John Pickering

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest John AWMM
  • Surname
    Pickering AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 18986 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 February 1919 Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Carlyle Road, Mosgiel AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs J.D. Pickering (mother), Carlyle Road, Mosgiel AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 18986 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown 2NZEF Nom Roll 5 Farm labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 5
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom Roll 5
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

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
    17 July 1942 CWGC
    Age 23 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria( Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 3.C.9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2111102
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.168 AWMM

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