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John Ross Duff Eaton

Memorial plaque in Hamilton Park Cemetery for John Ross Duff Eaton

Memorial Plaque for John Ross Duff Eaton

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Ross Duff AWMM
  • Surname
    Eaton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John Rose Duff Eaton AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 46805 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 September 1916 Cenotaph Data Entry Form CalcuttaIndia Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Public hospital, Palmerston North AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr George Herbert Eaton ( Source:Public Source) (father), Whaharara, P.B. Hastings AWMM
    • WW2 Mr George Herbert Eaton and Anne Katherine Eaton née Duff (father and mother), Whakarara, P.B. Hastings Public - Anne Dorothy - Child - 18 June 2017 - Personal knowledge as family member
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 12 July 1941 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 24 AWMM
    Doctor/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 5
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui 2NZEF Nom Roll 5
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    WW2 2 January 1946 AWMM Major/Military Cenotaph Data Entry Form

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name is incorrectly spelled as John Rose Duff Eaton and next of kin is listed as J.N. Eaton on the Nominal Roll AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 September 1988 Cemetery Records
    Age 72 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamilton Park Cemetery, Magnolia Lawn, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM GOM-Q-013 AWMM
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  • Obituary
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 June 2017Anne DorothyBerlin, GermnyChild
06 October 2015Online CenotaphNew ZealandResearcher

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