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Ernest Joseph Outen

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Outen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413277 AWMM
    • WWII 413277 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1921 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Frederick William & Edith May Outen Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    mother - Mrs E M Outen, 62 Tyndall Rd, Kaiti, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Research
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ413277 AWMM
    • WWII 413277 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there. AWMM
    • Oct 1942 - 1st Reported "Missing on air operations"
      July 1943 - Reported "Previously reported Missing, Death now Officially Presumed" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Evening Post, Volume CXXXIV, Issue 106, 31 October 1942, Page 9
      Press, Volume LXXIX, Issue 24014, 31 July 1943, Page 6
    • Ernest Joseph Outen was a brother to Frederick William Outen, who during WWII was a PoW. Frederick later married after the War and named his 2 sons after his brother - the eldest was Ernest and the younger was Joseph Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Family Information
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Death

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  • Death
    16 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM 2 H 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

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2040845
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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13 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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