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Eric Raeburn Newcombe

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Raeburn AWMM
  • Surname
    Newcombe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    43524 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.C. Newcomber (mother), 27 Mt Le Grande Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    43524 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 Butter factory hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 Beatrice; father of Wayne, Alexis AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 August 2004 AWMM
    HendersonWaitakere City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, August 2004 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Eric Raeburn Newcombe by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Eric Raeburn Newcombe

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  • In memory and with love for my darling Dad. A gentle man, and a gentleman. A proud father and grandfather. Thank you.
    Public - Alexis Kay - Child - 10 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 261 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, August 2004 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 April 2015Alexis KayAuckland, New ZealandChild

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