Also known as
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Pre 3 October 1939 AWMM 100 Nelson Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mr Henry Arnold (father), Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
Wounded 1941 AWMM
- Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
Heart disease AWMM
Grandson of Jessie (nee Wallace) Arnold and Henry Arnold (23/667).
Son of Annie Cashmore Arnold who died very young, when Eric was just 9 months old and he was raised by his grandparents Jessie and Henry Arnold.
Eric never knew that the people who raised him were in fact his grandparents.
Husband of Kathleen Edith Eleanor Agnes, permanently separated.
Employed by the Union Steam Ship Company, Auckland.
Dismissed from Defence Forces for misconduct and insubordination 15 June 1944, New Zealand Gazette
Dismissal cancelled, all privileges restored September 1945, Gazetted. AWMM
27 November 1997 AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
Place of death
Cause of death
Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Burial M Row 16, Plot 179 AWMM
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- Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. 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 10 AWMM
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