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Raymond Arthur Ellis

Bourail Memorial panels 3rd from left Panel 3 - This image may be subject to copyright

Bourail Memorial panels 3rd from left Panel 3 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Ellis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 64382 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
    WW2 32 Bond Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs J.A. Ellis (wife), 39 Dignan Street, Pt Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    WW2
    Tawara, Kiribati AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Executed by Japanese whilst a prisoner of war AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served as a Coastwatcher on Kuria as part of the Gilbert Group. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Betio Memorial, Tarawa, Kiribati AWMM
    • Tarawa Coastwatchers Memorial AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. 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
      WW2 4: WW2 107 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      "Tarawa Outrage, Massacre by Japanese". (1944, October 23). AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Personnel - Medals and decorations - Awards to Pacific Coast watchers (1942-1946), Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R21465310) AWMM

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16 May 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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