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Eric Richmond Whittington

Portrait from the Weekly News; 23 February 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from the Weekly News; 23 February 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Richmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Whittington AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ416030 AWMM
    • WWII 416030 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
    WW2 Mrs W. Whittington (mother), Pakowhai, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ416030 AWMM
    • WWII 416030 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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  • Eric Whittington was the son of Walter Benjamin and Beatrix Nellie Whittington, of Pakowhai, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

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

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 November 1943 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AhlenGermany AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rheinberg War Cemetery, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany AWMM 9. A. 19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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