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James Cloverly Cleaver

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Portrait, C James (Snow) Cleaver - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, C James (Snow) Cleaver - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Cloverly AWMM
  • Surname
    Cleaver AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • James Clovely Cleaver AWMM
    • Jim AWMM
    • Snow AWMM
  • Service number
    22885 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 September 1910 AWMM SpringburnCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 19 February 1940 AWMM C/o Donaldson, Valley Road, Dargaville, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.B. Cleaver (wife), Valley Road, Dargaville, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

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
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland AWMM
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      20 June 1941 AWMM
      Crete, missing 18 May 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 10 May 1945 AWMM Safe in England AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    5480 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 11 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      12 stone 5 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Ellen Cleaver

    His Brother, Frank K. Cleaver (23932) also served in WW2.

    Attested with birth date as 1913, his real birth date is 1910. Name incorrectly recorded as Clovely on military record and the Nominal Roll AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 October 1971 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    DargavilleNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mt Wesley Cemetery, Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Thanking Snow, for serving us in the war. He was my Great Grandfather. I never met him but I live with his children, robbin James cleaver and Janette Allen cleaver. My grandfather and my aunty. R.I.P thank you for your service.
    Public - Gemma rose - Direct descendant - 29 September 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 38 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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29 September 2017Gemma roseDargaville, NewzealandDirect descendant
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