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Ian George Becroft

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian George AWMM
  • Surname
    Becroft AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62959 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 PO, Te Hana, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Becroft (wife), Topuni, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married 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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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Eunice for 58 years.

    Member of Wellsford RSA

    The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association (RSA) membership card is held by the Albertland & Districts Museum. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 30 October 1999 AWMM
      Age 84 AWMM
      New Zealand AWMM
    • 30 October 1999 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM Returned Servicemen's Section, Block 1 Row B Plot 51 Seq 1Burial 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
    • 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 27 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 1355 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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