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Ivan John Wallace Blythe

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Portrait, Ivan John Wallace Blythe - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Ivan John Wallace Blythe - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ivan John Wallace AWMM
  • Surname
    Blythe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    44987 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 March 1916 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 November 1940 AWMM 5 Dorking Road, Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Blythe (mother), 37 Rutherford Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Nov 1940 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Civil servant/Civilian AWMM
    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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  • Husband of Elsie; father of Martin, Ivan, Roberta and Helen.

    Mr Blythe wrote Soldiering on : a soldier's war in North Africa and Italy. (1989)

    Service held at RSA Clubrooms, New Lynn

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    13 August 2010 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 August 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 35 AWMM
    • Blythe, I.V.W. (1989). Soldiering on : a soldier's war in North Africa and Italy. Auckland, N.Z.: Century Hutchinson. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 August 2010 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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