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Ernest William Towler

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest William AWMM
  • Surname
    Towler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    267742 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM P.O., Taupo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P.L. Towler (mother), PO Tahuna, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Exchange clerk/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Edna May; father of Bill, Pamela, Lois, Bev, Shirley AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 July 2006 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Matamata Public Cemetery, Peria Road, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 10 July 2006 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • A wonderful Gentleman ,Father in law and Grandfather
    Public - Marguerite Rose - Other relative - 2 February 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 401 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 10 July 2006 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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02 February 2017Marguerite RoseTaumarunui New ZealandOther relative

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