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Ernest Berjeu Fooks

Ernest Berjeu Fooks, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Ernest Berjeu Fooks, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Berjeu AWMM
  • Surname
    Fooks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    146328 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 Adele Catherine Fooks (mother), Flat 17, Belvedere, Maisonettes, Salisbury Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    146328 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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


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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
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Alfred Augustus Fooks and of Adele Catherine Fooks, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

      Two sons, brothers Ernest Berjeu Fooks (RNZVR 146328), and Harry Gordon Compton Fooks (RNZAF NZ40966) were killed in WW2. They are both buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery.

      Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial.

      Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
    • Both Ernest Berjeu Fooks & Harry Gordon Compton Fooks are my great uncles Ernest was born in Ashburton NZ on 28th March 1911 & Harry Born in Ashburton NZ on 2nd July 1918.
      My Father was their Brother Alfred Charles Lindsay Fooks a Fore Leader in Geothermal Power in NZ. Public - Christopher - Other relative - 20 August 2019 - Oral Family history & military history.
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About death

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  • Death
    7 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM 2. B. 1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM

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20 August 2019ChristopherMelbourne AustraliaOther relative

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