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Mervyn Ernest Archer

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mervyn Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Archer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    68865 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 August 1908 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 11 November 1940 AWMM 28 Whaui Street, Vogeltown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 28 Whaui Street, Vogeltown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Joyce Violet Harriet Archer (wife), 28 Whaui Street, Vogeltown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Joyce Violet Harriet Archer (wife), 28 Whaui Street, Vogeltown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    68865 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Ngaruawahia AWMM
    • Avondale AWMM
    • Papakura AWMM
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 4.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Ernest & Winifred (nee Greeks) Archer, both born in Wellington.

    Husband of Mrs Joyce Violet Harriet Archer, of 28 Whaui St, Vogeltown.

    He was educated to Standard 5 Level

    Last Employer before Embarkation was the Wellington City Council.

    Promoted to Lance Corporal 23 August 1943.

    He was overseas from 15 December 1941 - 6 July 1942 and then from 27 December 1942 - 8 June 1944. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2004 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    25/4/2004 Public - Allan - Researcher - 27 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Age at death
    95 Public - Allan - Researcher - 27 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Feilding Cemetery Public - Allan - Researcher - 27 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block 7 Row 226 Plot 3 Public - Allan - Researcher - 27 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 6: WW2 4 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 12 AWMM
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