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Ivan Eric Tansley Gedye

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ivan Eric Tansley AWMM
  • Surname
    Gedye AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    63334 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020 - Family docs
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Topuni, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr T.W. Gedye (father), Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Brother to Miles Harald Gedye 3205
      Brother to Sargent Jack Raymond Gedye NZ Police
      Brother to Mavis Davidson (Nee Gedye) QSM Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020 - Family docs
    • Son of Dragmah Martha Melville Gedye (Gisborne) Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020 - Family Docs
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Injured in North Africa Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020 - Family docs
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    63334 AWMM
  • Military service
    21 Infantry Battalion 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 30 July 1978 AWMM
      Age 62 AWMM
      New Zealand AWMM
    • 1978 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM Returned Servicemen's Section, Block 1 Row B Plot 28 Seq 1 Burial AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I was only 5 years old when we last met Ivan (1971) and has taken until now for me to find out that you were a war hero.
    My family is privileged to live the lives we have today as a result of your bravery.
    Thank you so much
    Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 26 April 2020
  • Test
    Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 26 April 2020

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Rodney District (Auckland City Council) cemetery records
    http://www.rodney.govt.nz/EnvironmentalCare/serviceshealth/Pages/CemeterySearch.aspx
    Sources Used
  • 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 127 AWMM
    • Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 485 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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26 April 2020Grant AndrewHamilton NewZealandOther relative
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