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Mervyn Robert Bishop

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mervyn Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Bishop AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 131563 AWMM
    • WWII NZ428073 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 October 1920 Cenotaph Data Entry Form NapierHawkes Bay Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 "Pukemarama", 19 Windsor Road, Waipawa, Hawke's Bay AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. A.E. Bishop (father), "Pukemarama", 19 Windsor Road, Waipawa, Hawke's Bay AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 July 1940 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 19 AWMM
    Agricultural Student/Civilian Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Trooper Cenotaph Data Entry Form

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
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Green AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 22 April 1968 AWMM
    Transferred to RNZAF Reserves AWMM
    Flying Officer/Military Cenotaph Data Entry Form

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 November 2010 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 90 AWMM
    Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM RSA Block, Row 6. Plot 141a AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    Data Entry Form AWMM
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