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Edward Teoreore Crofts



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Teoreore AWMM
  • Surname
    Crofts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Edward Teoreorehua Crofts AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ425865 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1906 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Metapere Ngawini Crofts, Tuahiwi, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Murray and Thetika Crofts; husband of Metapere Ngawini Crofts, of Tuahiwi, Canterbury.

      Listed as Edward Teoreore Crofts by BDM. Listed as Edward Teoreorehua Crofts by CWGC. AWMM
    • He was the son of Edward Murray Crofts and Hutika Crofts new Huria. Husband of Metapere Ngawini Crofts nee Barrett, Father to Ila Wikitoria Cleone Howse nee Crofts, Tokomaru Hammond nee Crofts, Aroha Hohipera Reriti-Crofts, Edmund Frederick Crofts, Charles Stuart Te Manamoeroa Crofts, Ngawini Metapere Temepara nee Crofts Public - Reriti - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family
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About death

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  • Death
    11 October 1945 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Te Uru Ti, (main cemetery), Tuahiwi Road & Greens Road, Tuahiwi, Waimakariri District, New Zealand AWMM
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  • In loving memory of my beloved Dad
    Public - Aroha - Child - 28 April 2015
  • Always kept alive in our parents stories Poua Ted - you're our Hero! X
    Public - Amiria - Other Relative - 25 April 2015



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28 April 2015ArohaChristchurchChild
25 April 2015AmiriaAucklandOther Relative
25 April 2015ReritiAucklandOther Relative

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