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Ernest Mervyn Dyer

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Mervyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Dyer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Merv AWMM
  • Service number
    64581 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 November 1911 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 2 December 1940 AWMM Onewhero, Raglan County, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Onewhero, Raglan County, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Henry Dyer (father), Onewhero, Raglan County, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs M. Dyer (wife), Great South Road, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mavis Dyer; father of Owen, Ken, Barbara, Alison.

    After the war he returned to the family farm in Onewhero and farmed until retirement.

    Always known as Merv AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 September 1992 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Onewhero Cemetery, Kaipo Flats Road, Onewhero, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 103 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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