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Roger Bernard McGivern

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Portrait of Private Bernie McGivern 397143. Image kindly provided by Wendy Kay (February 2018). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private Bernie McGivern 397143. Image kindly provided by Wendy Kay (February 2018). Imag …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roger Bernard AWMM
  • Surname
    McGivern AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 397143 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 March 1921 AWMM GlenmoreAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
    20 March 1921 Public - Wendy - Child - 17 November 2017 - Birth Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Glenmore Public - Wendy - Child - 17 November 2017 - Birth Certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM 20 St. Benedicts St., Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Plumber and Taxi Driver Public - Wendy - Child - 17 November 2017 - Personal knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. M. McGivern, 20 St. Benedicts St., Auckland (m) AWMM
    • Mrs Maud McGivern and Mr William James McGivern Public - Wendy - Child - 17 November 2017 - Personal knowledge
  • Relationship status
    Parents Public - Wendy - Child - 17 November 2017 - Birth Certificate

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 397143 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
  • 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 Lorna; father of Mike, Bev, Wendy. AWMM
    • Youngest son of William and Maud McGivern. Attended St Joseph's in Grey Lynn and Sacred Heart College. Brother of Selwyn, Desmond and Monica McGivern. Married Lorna Melita Ashley on 19 November 1949 at St Patricks Cathedral, Auckland. Public - Wendy - Child - 18 November 2017 - Family Papers
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 February 2007 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
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  • 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, 8 February 2007 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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 249 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 February 2007 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 November 2017WendyAuckland New ZealandChild
17 November 2017Roger BernardAuckland, New ZealandChild
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