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Ernest Lionel Aroa (1904 - 1988)

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Ernest Lionel Aroa
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Profile last modified 31 May 2019 | Created 31 Mar 2018
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Ernest was born in September 1904. He was the son of Robert Aroa and Bertha Jamieson.

His parents gave birth to him prior to their marriage. Ernest wasn't registered until they married in 1907.

Ernest Lionel Aroa (17 September 1904 - 1988) [1]

War Service

On 5 January 1940 aged 35 he enlisted in the army for war service. His service number was 2764. He was a grocery assistant, living at 26 Princes Street, Auckland. His next of kin was Mrs R. Aroa (mother), 257 Carrington Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki.

Electoral Rolls

In the New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981 he is listed once: 1972 Ernest L Aroa - Residence - Auckland Central.


In January 1988 Ernest Lionel Aroa passed away aged 83, having been born on 17 September 1904[2]


He was cremated and his ashes buried at Waikumete Cemetery. His occupation is listed as "Red Book Storeman" - possibly indicating responsibility for the storage of government documents. [3]


  1. NZBDM births 17/9/1904 1907/20626 Aroa Ernest Lionel Bertha Christine Robert
  2. NZBDM deaths 28/1/1988 1988/34647 Aroa, Ernest Lionel, 17 September 1904
  3. Auckkland Council cemetery search
    Record for Ernest Lionel Aroa
    Occupation: Rtd Book Storeman
    Date of death: 28 January 1988
    Age at death: 83 years
    Cemetery name: Waikumete Cemetery
    Remains type: Ash
    Date of cremation: 3 February 1988

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