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Eric Colgan

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Monument built in 2013 in front of Kaukapakapa Hall

WWII Monument, Kaukapakapa

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Colgan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    227360 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 October 1916 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kaukapakapa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs N. Colgan (mother), Kaukapakapa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    227360 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1988 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    HelensvilleAuckland Province AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Helensville 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

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Roll of Honour

Remember Eric Colgan by laying a poppy.

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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08 February 2017MeganKaukapakapaResearcher
08 February 2017MeganKaukapakapaResearcher

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