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Ivor Forsyth Musson

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ivor Forsyth AWMM
  • Surname
    Musson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ivor Forsythe AWMM
  • Service number
    22597 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Baptist AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 March 1918 AWMM BelfastChristchurch AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1939 AWMM c/o Mary Ford, West Belt, Rangiora, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.W. Ford (sister), West Belt, Rangiora, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22597 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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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 of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart Failure AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Post WW2 1947 AWMM Sapper AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Was captured by the Italians immediately prior to El Alamein while clearing mines. The time of imprisonment lasted approximately 14 days, as he had gone on a work party under the supervision of a German officer in the desert when the Allied army advanced and released them.

    Named Ivor Forsythe on enlistment roll AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 June 1993 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
    RangioraCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rangiora Lawn Cemetery, Rangiora, Waimakariri District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.136 AWMM