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Mervyn Bruce Rountree

  • Service number
    Jayforce 644285 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mervyn Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    Rountree AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 644285 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 October 1926 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce 63 Carruth Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Solider Public - Nicholas Dean William - 1 August 2019 - Family (son)
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs M.E. Rountree (mother), 63 Carruth Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Single AWMM
    • Married to Gladys . A. Rowntree Public - Nicholas Dean William - 1 August 2019 - My grandfather his son confirmed it


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 644285 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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About death

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  • Death
    1990 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangonui Cemetery, Northland, New Zealand AWMM RSA Block A Plot 7 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • My grandfather was an icon in my life even tho I did not get to meet you but I'll feel great to have such a positive roll model and an a war hero I love you grandad I'm following your foot steps
    Public - Nicholas - Child - 5 February 2017



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 115 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 October 2021NicholasAucklandChild
01 August 2019Nicholas Dean WilliamAuckland Other
05 February 2017Nicholas Auckland new zealandChild

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