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Eric Axel Carl Johanes Ericksen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Axel Carl Johanes AWMM
  • Surname
    Ericksen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30191 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
    Mrs D. Ericksen (mother), Meeanee, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30191 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Cheese maker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Diderick and Holga Ericksen, of Napier, New Zealand, formerly of Denmark AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    Birth: August 17, 1893, Meeanee, Hawkes Bay Public - Maria - Other relative - 27 April 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. A. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
    Eric was a cheesemaker for the Woodville Dairy Company before joining up. Fighting in Flanders, he received a “Blighty One” wound. Such a wound was serious enough to warrant removal to Britain for recuperation, but not considered fatal. Unfortunately his shrapnel wound became septic and he died of blood poisoning on 31 March 1918. He is buried in Haringhe Military Cemetery, Popringe, Belgium. He is loved and remembered by his extended family, who visit his grave in Europe whenever possible. Public - Maria - Other relative - 27 April 2017 - Family papers, electoral roll
  • Memorial name
    Named on Napier and Taradale war memorials. Also in Taradale Cemetery on family obelisk. Public - Maria - Other relative - 27 April 2017 - Sighted
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Weekly News AWMM
      Auckland Weekly News, 1918 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      49: 10 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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27 April 2017MariaNapierOther relative