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Alfred Hughes Eason

Alfred Eason and his wife, Carola taken in later years. - This image may be subject to copyright

Alfred Eason and his wife, Carola taken in later years. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Hughes AWMM
  • Surname
    Eason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    500570 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 15 Eldon Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Carola Beulah Eason (wife), 15 Eldon Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Ledger keeper/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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 Carola Beulah Eason (d aged 98 years, 5 March 2011)

    Alfred Eason was an elder of Wiremu Street Chapel, 4 Wiremu Street, Balmoral (Open Brethren) where he was also a Sunday School teacher.

    Alfred Eason (500570), Bob Freeland (29311), and Joe Setters (74861) were part of the 3rd Division who retook Mono Island from the Japanese in October 1943.

    He helped rebuild the church at Mono Island after October 1943, and attended the rededication service.

    His funeral service was conducted by Christian Funeral Services AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 June 1990 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Swallow, F. (1996). From seed to harvest: Wiremu Street Chapel 1921 - 1996. Auckland, N.Z.: Wiremu Street Chapel (Christian Brethren), Balmoral. 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 119 AWMM
    • Swallow, F. (1996). From seed to harvest: Wiremu Street Chapel 1921 - 1996. Auckland, N.Z.: Wiremu Street Chapel (Christian Brethren), Balmoral. AWMM
      Swallow, F. (1996). p. 28-29. includes portrait; p. 71 list Chapel members in the WW2 armed forces AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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