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Ernest McFadgen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    McFadgen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25712 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 January 1919 AWMM OamaruOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1941 AWMM 13 Hurst Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.L. McFadgen (mother), 13 Hurst Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 22 November 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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
    Papakura Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Western Desert, North Africa AWMM
      23 Jan 1942-18 September 1945 AWMM
    • WW2
      2 January 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - PG 107, Torviscosa, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    • WW2 18 September 1945 AWMM
    • WW2 Escaped or evaded capture. Date Interrogated: 13.5.1945. W O forms & Q forms completed. AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 39373 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pneumonia (as a result of another illness) AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mr McFadgen embarked on two occasions for service overseas.

    His brother Noel B McFadgen also served in WW2 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 1994 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald 13 August 1994 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. 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
      p.292 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
      p.218 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 1, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405144) 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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