condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Ernest Campbell Laurie

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Campbell AWMM
  • Surname
    Laurie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 23090 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    9 July 1908 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 28 Hinemoa St., Birkenhead, Auckland AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM 28 Hinemoa St., Birkenhead, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. M. Laurie, 28 Hinemoa St., Birkenhead, Auckland (mother) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. M.M. Laurie, 47 Epsom Ave., Auckland (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    10 May 1945 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Laurie, Ernest Campbell. (Ref. WO 373/11/580). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Maj E. C. Laurie, MC, m.i.d.; Auckland; born NZ 9 Jul 1908; commercial traveller. (Source: Dawson, W.D. 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. p.311.) AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • 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

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Ernest Campbell Laurie by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Ernest Campbell Laurie

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • Wonderful father and brave soldier
    Public - Harriet - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020
    Report 
  • A wonderful father and a brave soldier
    Public - Harriet - Child - 26 April 2020
    Report 
  • Love and miss you Dad. You were a wonderful father and brave and charismatic soldier respected and loved by all of those under your command. Think of you lots. Louise xxx
    Public - Louise Frances Campbell - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
    Report 

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • Murphy, W.E. (1961). The relief of Tobruk. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.236n. AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.311, 452, 491, 502, 506, 508, 510, 512, 565, 587, 593, 597. AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1967). Italy. Volume 2. From Cassino to Trieste. Dept. of Internal Affairs, Historical Publications Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
      pp.295, 318. AWMM
    • 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.265 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.69 AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2020HarrietMilford, Auckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
25 April 2020Louise Frances CampbellAucklandDirect descendant

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.