THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
NORTHCROFT Erima Harvey
18465, Major, New Zealand Field Artillery
N/N, Fortress Area Commander, Christchurch, WW2

CITATION
Knight Bachalor (KB)
Gazetted 3 June 1949, p2829
In 1935, Northcroft was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand at Christchurch, a superior trial court.He was styled "The Honourable Mr Justice Northcroft. After the Second World War, Northcroft was appointed as the New Zealand judge on the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in Tokyo.  In recognition of this service, Northcroft was appointed a Knight Bachelor in the 1949 King's Birthday Honours

Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 3 June 1919, p6822
This officer, during the operations near Mailly Maillet in March 1918 and during the subsequent advance has commanded his battery with great ability.  During the advance from Beaudignies to near Haumont his battery was the forward battery acting with the advanced Infantry, and on several occasions performed good work in difficult times.  Major Northcroft has also set an example of efficiency and courage to those under him

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 11 July 1919, p8836
For distinguished and gallant service and devotion to duty during the period 16th September 1918 and 15th March 1919.

AWARDS
Knight Bachelor (KB)
Distinguished Service Order
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal
Silver Jubilee Medal 1935
Coronation 1937
Coronation Medal 1953,
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

NOTES
Born 2 December 1884, Hokitika, New Zealand
Died 10 October 1953, Christchurch, New Zealand