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Ewart Sylvanus Tuck

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Portrait of Private Ewart Sylvanus Tuck, First World War. Image kindly provided by Michael Palmer Tuck (December 2019). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ewart Sylvanus AWMM
  • Surname
    Tuck AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Edward AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 28240 AWMM
    • WWII 34579 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 May 1896 AWMM TaitaWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
    4th May 1898 Public - Michael - Other relative - 7 August 2016 - Military personal files. Family papers.
  • Place of birth
    Taita Lower Hutt. NZ Public - Michael - Other relative - 7 August 2016 - Department of Justice - Birth / Death Certificate.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 120 Trelissick Cres., Ngaio AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 120 Trelissick Cres., Ngaio, Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Manager/Civilian AWMM
    Turnbull & Jones Ltd, Hastings Branch AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Miss Ina Tuck (sister), Central Hotel, Taumarunui, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. Winifred Gladys Tuck, 120 Trelissick Cres., Ngaio (wife) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. Winifred Gladys Tuck, 120 Trelissick Cres., Ngaio, Wellington (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    WW1, France. WW11, England UK, Pacific Islands. Public - Michael - Other relative - 7 August 2016 - Military Personal Files. Family papers.
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 28240 AWMM
    • WWII 34579 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    WW1, Private. NZ Expeditionary Force, France. WW11 Second Lieutenant. Lieutenant. Captain. Public - Michael - Other relative - 7 August 2016 - Military Personal Files.

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    WW1, Trentham,NZ. Gosford, Hornchurch, England. WW11 Trentham, Waiouru.NZ. Public - Michael - Other relative - 7 August 2016 - Military Personal Files.
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    WWi, 20 1/2 years. WW11, 42 years. Public - Michael - Direct descendant - 8 August 2016 - Military Personal File. Family papers.

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served for 2 years and 58 days in the First World War.

    Embarked for New Zealand from Liverpool on 2 December 1918 on the SS Maunganui.

    Employed as Manager (radio division), Turnbull & Jones Ltd, Wellington prior to the Second World War. Served in England and Tonga in the Second World War for a total of 2 years and 62 days.

    Cremated 10th March 1995 at Hastings. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 March 1995 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    Havelock NorthHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Hastings AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 21 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.482 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.84 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
08 October 2017Michael Palmer NapierDirect descendant
07 August 2016Michael NAPIEROther relative
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