Māori › Eric Colgan Born 5 October 1916 - Died 4 November 1988 PDF Key details Service number227360 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rank WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy WWII Monument, Kaukapakapa No known copyright restrictions. View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesEric AWMM SurnameColgan AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number227360 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth5 October 1916 AWMM New Zealand AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Kaukapakapa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupationFarmer/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs N. Colgan (mother), Kaukapakapa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number227360 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM Helensville, Auckland Province AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM Infantry Reinforcements AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Death4 November 1988 AWMM Age 72 AWMM Helensville, Auckland Province AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryHelensville Cemetery, 130 Garfield Road, Helensville, New Zealand AWMM RSA Ashes Block 1 Row H Plot 4 Seq 1 AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Eric Colgan by laying a poppy. Arthur Colgan Daniel Colgan Eric Colgan Francis John Colgan Henry Colgan Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Eric Colgan Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksAuckland Council cemetery records - North Shore, Rodney http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/northburialcremationrecords.aspx Sources Used Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz Sources Used DocumentsSecond 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 81 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 08 February 2017MeganKaukapakapaResearcher 08 February 2017MeganKaukapakapaResearcher The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.