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Norman Josiah Lovelock

Portrait from Weekly News; 17 May 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Josiah AWMM
  • Surname
    Lovelock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    505285 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    505285 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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  • Medals and Awards

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

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Biographical information

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  • Norman Lovelock was the son of David J. and Anna Lovelock, of Palmerston North; husband of Nancye Lovelock, of Paeroa.

    Was supervisor at the Native Dept in Kaikohe.

    Educated at Palmerston North High School and Ruakura Agricultural College.

    Volunteered in August 1940 and was commissioned as an officer in 1941. After serving in Northland he volunteered to go overseas in June 1943 relinquishing his commission to do so.

    After serving in the Middle East he fought with the NZ Armoured formation in Italy.

    Born in Palmerston North, Sgt Lovelock was the son of Mr and Mrs David J. Lovelock. His wife was Mrs N Lovelock and he had a son, David.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    25 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. J. 19. AWMM
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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.115 AWMM