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James Ernest Alderton

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Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012

Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Alderton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 424893 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 June 1923 BDM Online
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM c/o J. Simpson, Tiverton Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.V. Alderton (wife), 18 Wolverton Street, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1946-1948 British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 424893 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 AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Olive AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of E.A. Alderton, of Watea (Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Married : Eileen Vanora Moore (1942), Mary Anne Kirkwood (1949), Barbarina Gloria Hammond (1953) (Source: Mangere Historical Society) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 June 1991 Cemetery Record
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery Crematorium, Papatoetoe Cemetery, 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City, New Zealand AWMM Block: Mag Rm-commital AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mangere Memorial Hall, Domain Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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