Harvey Landsborough Grooby Unknown date of birth - Died 1 December 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number7969 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWarrant Officer Class 2 AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Hardware merchant AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Petric Avenue, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr S. Grooby (brother), Pukemiro, Huntly, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 05 Jan 1940 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number7969 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMGreymouth, Westland, South Island, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Sergeant AWMM; 20 Infantry Battalion AWMM; 2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWarrant Officer Class 2 AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of George and Mary Anne Grooby, of Greymouth AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death1 December 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM Grave reference14. K. 16. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.