Irvine Alfred Hart Unknown date of birth - 2 November 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number5928 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeMajor AWMM28 (Maori) 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 ForenamesIrvine Alfred AWMM SurnameHart AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number5928 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 AWMMSolicitor and Barrister AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMCollege StreetMastertonNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs V M Hart (wife)College StreetMastertonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 2 May 1940 AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number5928 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 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM2 May 1940 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM2 May 1940 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon AWMM22 Battalion AWMMCaptain AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankMajor AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 WairarapaWas second-in-command of Maori Battalion when he was mortally wounded. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death38 AWMM Date of death2 November 1942 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceII.B.4. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Irvine Alfred Hart by laying a poppy. Horace Arthur Hart Hugh Hart Irvine Alfred Hart James Hart James Campbell Hart Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Irvine Alfred Hart Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmSources UsedCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 81 AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.