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Fred Lawton

Portrait from The Weekly News; 16 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait from The Weekly News; 16 July 1941 - This image may … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Fred AWMM
  • Surname
    Lawton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7159 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
    Unknown AWMM Lorn Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.R. Lawton (wife), Lorn Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    7159 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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  • Fred Lawton was the son of Fred and Henrietta Lawton; husband of Elizabeth Rose Lawton, of Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Fred Lawton

Leave a note

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  • To any family of Fred, I have the original photo and have looked forward to returning it to his family for 50years. Please contact me so I can post it to you. Regards Christina.
    Public - Christina - Researcher - 26 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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: 108 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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21 April 2015christina auckland,new zealandResearcher
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