Harvey Landsborough Grooby Unknown date of birth - 1 December 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number7969 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWarrant Officer Class 2 AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHarvey Landsborough AWMM SurnameGrooby AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number7969 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMHardware merchant AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPetric AvenueGreymouthNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr S. Grooby (brother)PukemiroHuntlyNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number7969 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMGreymouthWestlandSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMM20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion AWMMSergeant AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWarrant Officer Class 2 AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of George and Mary Anne Grooby, of Greymouth AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death1 December 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War CemeteryAcromaLibya AWMM Grave reference14. K. 16. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Harvey Landsborough Grooby by laying a poppy. Claude Grooby Gordon Henry Grooby Harvey Landsborough Grooby Henry Allan Grooby Herbert Leo Grooby Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Harvey Landsborough Grooby Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 71 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.