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Eric George Blake

Portrait, The Weekly News; 12 July 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, The Weekly News; 12 July 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric George AWMM
  • Surname
    Blake AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ429027 AWMM
    • WWII 429027 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G.S. Blake (father), Groves Road, Te Pahu, Frankton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ429027 AWMM
    • WWII 429027 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric Blake was the son of George Stanley Blake and of Mabel Frances Blake (nee Nuttall), of Waihi Beach.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dreux Communal Cemetery, Eure-et-Loir, France AWMM Row 1. Coll. grave 13-16. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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27 January 2015KelvinGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk, EnglandResearcher
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