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Nevin Saint Clair McGarvey

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nevin Saint Clair AWMM
  • Surname
    McGarvey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 72853 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 January 1880 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra TaurangaBay of Plenty Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mabel Sisam (sister), Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 72853 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
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      142 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 9 May 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 24 June 1918; marched in to Sling Camp, 25 June 1918.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 10 September 1918; marched out to 1st Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, 16 September 1918, and posted to 10th Company.
    Served in Army of Occupation, Germany (no further details recorded).

    Pay deducted the sum of 26/2-, being value of deficiency in kit.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Athenic', 15 January 1920; found guilty, at sea, 9 February 1920, of being absent from parade: fined 2/-; discharged, 2 April 1920.
    Total war service: 2 years 57 days (of which 1 year 301 days was abroad)

    Parents: Daniel (b. Napier); and Janie (b. Tauranga) McGARVEY AWMM
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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

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      82: 15 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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