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Edward Carrington Taylor

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Portrait, standing in uniform beside a car - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, standing in uniform beside a car - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Carrington AWMM
  • Surname
    Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Slim Carrington AWMM
  • Service number
    23787 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 March 1901 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 January 1940 AWMM Tararu, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1940 AWMM Widowed AWMM
    Widowed, 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23787 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Bardia, Libya AWMM
    Dec 1941-Jan 1942 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1 January 1942 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart Disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Liberation by South African Corps AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 June 1984 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    EllerslieAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand 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
      p.181 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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