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Ernest Henry Myers

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Myers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 616204 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 Unknown AWMM North Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr C. Myers (father), North Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 616204 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Myers was the son of Charles Myers, and of Lydia Myers (nee Cunningham), of Collingwood, Waikiwi, Invercargill

    Photographs of gravestone and Memorial in Wigzell (2001)

    Myers was part of Operation Platypus VI and VII, and was dropped into the Borneo Jungle in June 1945. Signalman Myers was killed alongside two Australian's who were also attached to Z special unit. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 July 1945 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    MalaysiaSoutheast Asia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia AWMM 5. D. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 71 AWMM
    • Wigzell, F.A. (2001). New Zealand Army involvement, special operations Australia : South West Pacific World War II. Durham, England: Pentland Press. AWMM
      p.46-47. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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