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Eric Clarence Claasen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Clarence AWMM
  • Surname
    Claasen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4801 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 August 1901 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o Inspector, Permanent Ways, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.J. Claasen (brother), Rongotea, Palmerston North, 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
    4801 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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  • Son of Martha Matilda Claasen and John Henry Claasen. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1989 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
    16/3/1989 Public - Allan - Researcher - 18 January 2019 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Rongotea Cemetery, Manawatu, New Zealand Public - Allan - Researcher - 18 January 2019 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Row 23A Plot 35 Public - Allan - Researcher - 18 January 2019 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • References
    • 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 37 AWMM
    • Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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18 January 2019AllanFeildingResearcher

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