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Eric Eldershaw

Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Eldershaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413396 AWMM
    • WWII 413396 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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ413396 AWMM
    • WWII 413396 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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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed on an exercise flight AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric Eldershaw was the son of Percival and Edith Eldershaw, of Auckland, 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
    21 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    HelensvilleAuckland Province AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Crem. Mem. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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