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Walter Eckert

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Eckert AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 2436 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 December 1912 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
    12 December 1912 Public - Gordon - Child - 15 December 2018 - Personal knowledge
  • Place of birth
    • China -unsure of place Public - Gordon - Child - 15 December 2018 - Personal knowledge
    • Swatow (now Suchou) Public - Randall - Child - 29 December 2021 - Passport, Birth Certificate
  • Birth notes
    Birth registered at the German Consulate Swatow Public - Randall - Child - 29 December 2021 - Birth Certifica5e
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 65 Pretoria Street, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Wool Buyer Public - Gordon - Child - 15 December 2018 - Personal knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Doris M. Eckert (wife), 25 Moa Street, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM
    • Divorced after war. Married Rosemary Fiona Wiggins in June 1954 Public - Gordon - Child - 15 December 2018 - Personal knowledge

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 2436 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 Storeman/Civilian AWMM
    PetoneWellington 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 Rosemary; father of Gordon, Michelle, Randall AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 November 1995 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty 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, 21 November 1995 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 54 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 21 November 1995 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 December 2021RandallBrisbane AustraliaChild
15 December 2018Gordon Adelaide Australia Child

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