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Arthur John Escott

  • Service number
    2438 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jack Public - Gilbert - Child - 30 January 2024 - He was my father
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Dad in uniform

Dad in uniform

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Arthur John AWMM
    • Arther John (known as Jack) Public - Gilbert - Child - 31 January 2024 - His Son
  • Surname
    Escott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack Public - Gilbert - Child - 30 January 2024 - He was my father
  • Service number
    2438 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Gilbert - Child - 30 January 2024 - He was my father

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    22 June 1914 Public - Gilbert - Child - 31 January 2024 - Birth Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Wellington New Zealand Public - Gilbert - Child - 31 January 2024 - Death Certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 57 Nevay Road, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Bookseller & Stationery Public - Gilbert - Child - 31 January 2024 - Family Knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Escott (mother), 57 Nevay Road, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece, Crete, Middle East Public - Gilbert - Child - 31 January 2024 - Family Knowledge
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2438 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Soap maker/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
  • Date of death
    06 July 1995 Public - Gilbert - Child - 1 February 2024 - Copy of His Death Certificate and family Knowledge
  • Age at death
    81 Public - Gilbert - Child - 1 February 2024 - Copy of His Death Certificate and family Knowledge
  • Place of death
    Palmerston North Hospital Public - Gilbert - Child - 1 February 2024 - Copy of His Death Certificate and family Knowledge
  • Cause of death
    heart Failure Public - Gilbert - Child - 1 February 2024 - Copy of His Death Certificate and family Knowledge
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Cremated at Kelvin Grove Cemetery Palmerston North.
    Laid to rest with his loving Wife at Hasting Cem Public - Gilbert - Child - 1 February 2024 - Copy of His Death Certificate and family Knowledge
  • 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. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 56 AWMM

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02 February 2024GilbertPalmerston NorthChild
31 January 2024Gilbert John Palmerston North New Zealand Child

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