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Harold Kirk

Photograph of Harold Kirk. Image kindly provided by Helen Thompson (April 2020). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Harold Kirk. Image kindly provided by Helen Thompson (April 2020). Image has no known …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirk AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 571359 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM P.W.D., Picton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E. Kirk, 9 Harper St., Sumner, Christchurch (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.46 Lorry driver/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.46
    PictonMarlborough 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.46
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Dear Dad
    Miss and think of you every day.
    Thanks for the special memories and wisdom you gave us to help us carve our own path in life.
    Sweet loving gentleman.
    Love you forever your daughter Lynette xox 🥰
    Public - Lynette Ruth - Child - 21 April 2022
  • What a loving gentle dad you were to us six girls.
    Such a hard working man who gave so much and never expected anything in return our hero 🌹❤️
    Public - Lynette - Child - 26 April 2020
  • I am Harold Kirk's great granddaughter. I have heard some stories from my Granny and Mum but I wish I could hear his stories about his life and his time in the army.
    Love Sophie xx
    Public - Sophie - Other relative - 24 April 2020
  • Our beautiful caring Dad miss you everyday xoxo
    Public - Sheryl - Child - 22 April 2020
  • One in a million Dad
    Super special Much Loved xoxo
    Public - Daphne - Child - 22 April 2020



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  • External links
    The best Dad, so loved and missed everyday since he went home to Jesus. See you soon Dad x Public - Helen - Child - 23 April 2020 - .
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.46 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Disembarkation T-force [WW2 Tonga Force Disembarkation Roll], Archives NZ, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1428 (R22440224) AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 April 2022Lynette RuthPrebbleton. New Zealand Child
26 April 2020Lynette Christchurch Child
24 April 2020Sophie Christchurch New ZealandOther relative
23 April 2020HelenChristchurchChild
22 April 2020SherylMasterton Child

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