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Roy Ellison Garrett

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Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Ellison AWMM
  • Surname
    Garrett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 505809 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1910 Mangere Historical Society GisborneNew Zealand Mangere Historical Society
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 C/O Manukau County Council, Shortland Street, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M.Garrett (wife), Mangere AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 505809 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1939 Mangere Historical Society Engineer/Military 2NZEF Nom Roll 13
    2NZEF Nom Roll 13
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Dark Brown AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 ft 4 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas Harry and Ivy Laura (nee Johnston) Garrett (Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Husband of Margaret Burnet Davis (Greta) (Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Went To Gisborne School and Gisborne High. (Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Gained a B.C.E (Engineering degree) from Otago University (Source: Mangere Historical Society)


    He was on the Mangere Bridge School Commitee and the Mangere War Memorial Hall Building Commitee (Source: Mangere Historical Society) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 2002 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangere Lawn Cemetery Crematorium, 85 McKenzie Road, Mangere Bridge, Auckland AWMM Cremated (Source: Mangere Historical Society) AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mangere Memorial Hall, Domain Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.43 AWMM
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM
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