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David Erwin Seaton

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Erwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Seaton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    10787 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 October 1907 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Alma, via Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Smith (sister), Alma, via Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    10787 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • David Seaton was the son of Robert John Seaton and of Mary Seaton (nee Harris), of Portobello, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 25 May 1941 AWMM
      Age 33 AWMM
      CreteGreece AWMM
    • 25 May 1941 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 34 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 2. B. 6. AWMM
    • Portobello Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 1, Plot 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 166 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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04 May 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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