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Errol Hugh Easton

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Portrait of Errol Hugh Easton, early 1940s. Foxton Historical Society, Kete Horowhenua. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Errol Hugh Easton, early 1940s. Foxton Historical Society, Kete Horowhenua. Image is sub …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Errol Hugh AWMM
  • Surname
    Easton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 37153 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1916 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1916 Public - Sheree - Other relative - 16 March 2016 - https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Search/Search.aspx?Path=%2FbirthSelect.m%3Fpage%3D3#matches
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Buckley Road, Shannon, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr Hugh Charles Easton (father), Buckley Road, Shannon, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 37153 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Hugh Charles and Violet Priscilla Easton, of Levin AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM X. E. 8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Always thinking of you uncle Errol.
    Public - Lindsay Peter - Other relative - 19 June 2016
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  • Rest in peace Uncle Errol. We will remember you.
    Public - Martin Errol - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2182712
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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
      WW2 3: WW2 136 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 June 2016Lindsay PeterTe Awamutu, New ZealandOther relative
16 March 2016ShereeAuckland NZOther relative
25 April 2015Martin ErrolRed Beach AucklandOther Relative

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