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Irvine Alfred Hart

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  • Service number
    5928 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Major AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Irvine Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Hart AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5928 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Solicitor and Barrister AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown College Street, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs V M Hart (wife), College Street, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 02 May 1940 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5928 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Captain AWMM
    22 Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Second Echelon AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Major AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Irvine Hart was the son of Walter Alfred and Amy Agnes Hart. He was the husband of Veronica Mary Hart of Masterton.

    Played rugby for Wairarapa

    Was second-in-command of Maori Battalion when he was mortally wounded. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    38 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 November 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    II.B.4. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Sources

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  • 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
      WW2 2: WW2 81 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM