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Arthur Sydney Jarvis

Photograph of Arthur Sidney Jarvis (Syd) on his 80th Birthday. Image kindly provided by grandson Aaron Jarvis (February 2020). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Arthur Sidney Jarvis (Syd) on his 80th Birthday. Image kindly provided by grandson Aar …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Sydney AWMM
  • Surname
    Jarvis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ444418 AWMM
    • WWII 444418 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 March 1926 AWMM TaihapeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Waitemata Breweries, Otahuhu Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Maurice Jarvis, Father, C/O Waitemata Breweries Otahuhu Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ444418 AWMM
    • WWII 444418 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Mechanic/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 30 August 1944 AWMM Fitter & turner/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 1942 - Otahuhu Technical College - Night school student at Otahuhu Technical College - Steam and Diesel Engineering

    1942 - Fitter and Turner Apprentice - Reidrubber, Ellerslie, Auckland

    1944 - Harewood, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand - RNZAF - Aircraftman AC2 - Trainee

    1945 - Espiritu Santo, Sanma, Vanuatu, RNZAF AC1 - Aircraftman - Mechanic Internal Combustion Qualified

    1946 Until 1984? - Mount Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand - Fitter and Turner - BALM Dulux Paints, Mt Wellington AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    15 July 2011 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald, 18 July 2011: JARVIS, Arthur Sydney (Syd). Syd passed away peacefully on Friday 15 July at Lansdowne Hospital after a long illness. Much loved father and father-in-law of Max and Kathy, Des, Raewyn and Cees (deceased) Murray and Liza, Maurice, Lynne and Hugh. Loved Grandad of Caroline, Aaron, Rochelle, NIck, Blair, Logan, Laura and Kasey. Great-grandad of Saxton, Nova and Liam. At peace with Mum and his beloved dog Katie. AWMM
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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
      Jotform AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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02 March 2021AaronAuckland, NZDirect descendant

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