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Harry Walter Grey

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Harry getting ready to go to war

Harry Walter Grey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Grey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    35119 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 February 1915 AWMM Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 45 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Grey (father), 45 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    35119 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Joinery machinist/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jean; father of Annette, Gillian, Cheryl, and John

    Member of the Manurewa Returned Services Association

    He was part of a team of soldiers who buried Don McKenzie (35122) in Egypt in 1942. The soldiers in the team were Captain Bobby (Robert) Grant (4542), Sergeant Snow (Herbert) Johnson (4648), Signalman Frank Green (45711), Harry Grey (35119). The New Zealand Herald carried the story in relation to Harry Grey in Anzac week 2006 - see 25 April 2006 and a follow-up on 6 May 2006. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 January 2010 AWMM
    OtāhuhuAuckland 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 6 January 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Wish you could have been around to see the celebrations for 100 years. This all meant so much to you. Miss you so much. Lots of love Anne
    Public - Annette - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2DiSi.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. 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 185 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Anzac week C25 April 2006 and a follow-up article on 6 May 2006. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 6 January 2010 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2015AnnetteAucklandOther Relative
26 February 2015Cheryl Patricia GreyCambridge n.z.Child

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