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Ernest Walter Hayton

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Hayton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4527 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 July 1902 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1939 AWMM Riversdale AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs N.E.M. Hayton (wife), 28 Dryden Street, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4527 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry Regiment, 1925. AWMM
    • 6 NZ Mounted Rifles, 1926. AWMM
    • Canterbury Regiment, 1927. AWMM
    • Posted to Samoan Military Police, 1930. AWMM
    • Commissioned 2 Lt with Wellington Regiment, 1930. AWMM
    • To Reserves, 1935. AWMM
    • Wellington Regiment, attached to Otago Mounted Rifles, 1939. 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
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • New Zealand Railway Engineers, 1919.

    DAPM (Deputy Assistant Provost Marshal), 2 New Zealand Division, 1941.

    OC (Officer Commanding) and Assistant Provost Marshal, 2 NZ Division Provost Company, 1941.

    Returned to New Zealand, 1944, as Adjutant of Trentham Camp.

    Retired 1946.

    Colonel Commandant Royal New Zealand Provost Corps, 24 March 1953.

    Retired 24 August 1954. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    19 November 1957 AWMM
    Age 55 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
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  • Age at death
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 79 AWMM