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Huia Mervyn Frederick Blyth

Portrait, Huia Blyth - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Huia Blyth - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Huia Mervyn Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Blyth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31991 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 February 1915 AWMM PaeroaHauraki District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 5 February 1940 AWMM Box 48, West Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr F.C. Blyth (father), 26 Hill Street, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 February 1941 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31991 AWMM
  • Military service
    • School cadets AWMM
    • Territorials AWMM
    • Member 1937 Coronation Contingent AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 5 February 1940 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Ambulance Driver/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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Sandfly fever AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Dysentery AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to No.3 NZGH AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 29 May 1945 married Sister Winifred Bell (19315 NZANS) died 12 May 1986

    9 May 1987 married Mrs Eva Muntz (widow), nee Sister Eva Taylor (19314 NZANS)

    Mr Blyth's second wife Eva went into Burnham Camp in the morning and his first wife Winifred went into the same camp in the afternoon, hence the proximity of the regimental numbers .

    Father of Joan, Merle AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    17 November 2004 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    BlenheimMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 44 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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