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Ernest Oswald Ledingham

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Portrait, WW2, standing, hat, Ernest Oswald Ledingham, 1929 Waverley - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2, standing, hat, Ernest Oswald Ledingham, 1929 Waverley - This image may be subject to …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Oswald AWMM
  • Surname
    Ledingham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    499275 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 March 1910 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 22 Lismore Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.R. Ledingham (wife), 22 Lismore Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • Solomon Islands Campaign AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    499275 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Ledingham was the son of Alexander Robert Ledingham and Jessie Elizabeth Ledingham (nee Harwood).

    He married Emma Ruth Klitscher (1910-1985) on 31 March 1937 at Marton.

    He served in the Solomon Islands during the Pacific Campaign. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 October 1999 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Awanui Cemetery, Awanui Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM Block 16, Plot 219 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cemetery Records. New Plymouth District Council.
    http://www.newplymouthnz.com/AtoZOfCouncilServices/CemeteriesAndCrematorium/CemeterySearch.htm
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 229 AWMM
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