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Eugene Berry Waetford

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Portrait of Second Lieutenant Eugene Berry Waetford, Auckland Weekly News, 20 June 1945. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19450620-26-47. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Second Lieutenant Eugene Berry Waetford, Auckland Weekly News, 20 June 1945. Auckland Li …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eugene Berry AWMM
  • Surname
    Waetford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Eugene Henry Waetford AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 25415 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 May 1917 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • C/o Endean's Mill, Waimiha, New Zealand AWMM
    • C/o Endean's Mill, Waimiha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Davis (sister), 466 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Davis (sister), 466 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    10 May 1945 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Waetford, Eugene Berry. (Ref. WO 373/11/596). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded 3 August 1944 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed as Eugene Henry Waetford by BDM, deaths

    2 Lt E. B. Waetford, MC; Whangarei; born Whangarei, 29 May 1917; labourer; wounded 3 Aug 1944. (Source: Ross, A. 23 Battalion. p.352.) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2007 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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    Public - Tania - Direct descendant - 25 April 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Sutherland, J. (1989). Gallantry awards to New Zealanders in World War Two. Christchurch, N.Z.: Regal Medals. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 490 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 362 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.352, 360, 361, 378. AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM

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