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Harry George Boyce

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry George AWMM
  • Surname
    Boyce AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41224 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 A. Boyce, Waipiro Bay, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41224 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
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.38 Shop assistant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.38
    RuatoriaEast Cape 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.38
  • 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died on active service AWMM
    • Died on active serve, Cause of Death: drowning Public - Cherie - Other relative - 28 April 2018 - Military Records and Military Coronial Inquest Records

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of James and Amy Boyce, of Ruatoria, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Son of James Boyce and Amy Maria Boyce nee Groves of Ruatoria, Waiapu Valley, East Coast, North Island, New Zealand. He was born in April 1904, Waiapu, Poverty Bay, New Zealand. Enlisted in the New Zealand Army Service Corps of Transport (NZASC) later known as the Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport (RNZCT). While his death in the Graves Registration Report Form is listed as the 8 Jan 1944 his exact date of death is unknown. A Military Coronor’s Inquest was held and official cause of death was drowning. Public - Cherie - Other relative - 28 April 2018 - Military Personnel File and Military Coroner’s Inquest Records
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 4. G. 7 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.38 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
22 February 2017CherieQueensland AustraliaOther relative
04 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher