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Harold Vincent Rothwell Closey

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Army 60073

HVR Closey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Vincent Rothwell AWMM
  • Surname
    Closey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    60073 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 August 1918 AWMM OtorohangaWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 October 1940 AWMM 17 Panorama Road, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Myra Isobel Closey (wife), 17 Panorama Road, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    60073 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 22 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Railway Fireman/Civilian 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Myra Isobel Closey (nee Greaves); father of Robert James and Raymond Arthur AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 May 2009 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papatoetoe Cemetery, 357 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes ANGLI-PLOT-900 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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11 November 2018WendyAucklandOther relative

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