Māori › Ernest McFadgen Born 17 January 1919 - Died 12 August 1994 PDF Key details Service number25712 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW2 Gunner/Military AWMM New Zealand Artillery, 5 Field Regiment AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesErnest AWMM SurnameMcFadgen AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number25712 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth17 January 1919 AWMM Oamaru, Otago AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentPre 1941 AWMM 13 Hurst Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupationCarpenter/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs A.L. McFadgen (mother), 13 Hurst Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 22 November 1940 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignPacific AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number25712 AWMM Military service6 Field Regiment NZ Escapees and Evaders (R25405144) 35th Field Regiment B Force (R22440171) B Force B Force (R22440171) Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military trainingPapakura Camp AWMM Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 1941 AWMM Age 22 AWMM Carpenter/Civilian AWMM AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Lance Bombardier/Military AWMM WW2 8 Brigade Group AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture detailsWW2 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 RepatriationWW2 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 numberWWII 39373 AWMM Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM Pneumonia (as a result of another illness) AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW2 20 December 1945 AWMM End of war AWMM Gunner/Military AWMM New Zealand Artillery, 5 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Mr McFadgen embarked on two occasions for service overseas.His brother Noel B McFadgen also served in WW2 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death12 August 1994 AWMM Age 75 AWMM AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of Sickness AWMM Death notes CemeteryNorth Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryNZ Herald 13 August 1994 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Ernest McFadgen by laying a poppy. Arthur Martin Ross McFadgen Catherine Monica McFadgen Ernest McFadgen Gordon Donald McFadgen James Keith McFadgen Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ernest McFadgen Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-2009-8 Sources Sources Contribute › External links DocumentsList 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 The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.