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Ernest Westcott

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Westcott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ern AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1871 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
    Mrs Flora E. Westcott (wife), 164 Balmoral Road, Balmoral, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1871 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eldest son of Gertrude Westcott (later Best) and Albert Westcott.

    Husband of Flora Westcott.

    Brother of Roland Westcott (RNZAF)

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

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 July 1943 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Auckland Star, Volume LXXIV, Issue 168, 17 July 1943, Page 1

    Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 20 July 1943. Includes photograph AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Family grave memorial, St Johns Presbyterian Church cemetery, 120 Great South Rd Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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