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Ernest Arthur Sisson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Sisson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404574 AWMM
    • WWII 404574 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
    Thomas Richard Sisson (father), Oratia, Auckland, 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
    • NZ404574 AWMM
    • WWII 404574 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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  • Ernest Sisson was the son of Thomas Richard Sisson, and of Emily Sisson (nee Kay), of Oratia, Auckland, New Zealand.

    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

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 January 1943 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM 14 C 13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Glen Eden RSA 1939-1945 Memorial Public - Raewynn - Researcher - 11 March 2015 - Glen Eden RSA 1939-1945 Memorial
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Oratia School Second World War Memorial, Shaw Road, Oratia Auckland 0604 AWMM
    • 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/2041931
    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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11 March 2015RaewynnAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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