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Jack Nelson Harold

Portrait of Jack Nelson Harold, 4646 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Aliah Jan 1121-2909. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Jack Nelson Harold, 4646 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Aliah Jan 1121-2909. CC-BY-NC-ND …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Nelson AWMM
  • Surname
    Harold AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ4646 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 September 1922 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 23 Shortland St, Whangarei AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Point Chevalier 1121 RSA. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 April 2017 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • Jack and often referred to as Poppa Jack. You truly were a true friend that shared a special kindness and genuine love with so many people. Fond memories of you today. Arohanui Ramon, Sara and Troy Crawley-Allen.
    Public - Sara - Friend - 25 April 2017



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  • External links
  • References
    • Harold, J. N. (1993). Big Bird - Little Ship. J. N. Harold, Auckland : New Zealand. AWMM
      Harold, Jack Nelson. Papers relating to HMNZS Moa and Kiwi. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 90/18 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM


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25 April 2017Sara Auckland New ZealandFriend

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