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Eric O'Shaughnessy

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  O_006. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel O_006. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Shaughnessy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ414889 AWMM
    • WWII 414889 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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ414889 AWMM
    • WWII 414889 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric O'Shaughnessy was the son of John and Janet O'Shaughnessy of Auckland.

    Aircraft crash AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 August 1943 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany AWMM 10A. K. 4 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • You will always be remembered.
    Public - Steven - Other Relative - 21 May 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/2200717
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

Contributors

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25 August 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
21 May 2015Steven Melbourne, AustraliaOther Relative

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