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Mervyn Marsden Smith

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Group photo (possibly of the 19 Wellington Rifles) has Mervyn Smith in the front row, far left. - This image may be subject to copyright

Group photo (possibly of the 19 Wellington Rifles) has Mervyn Smith in the front row, far left. - Th …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mervyn Marsden AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Merv Smith AWMM
  • Service number
    30282 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 September 1918 AWMM FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1940 AWMM 401 Queen Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.E. Smith (mother), 401 Queen Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30282 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Asthma AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Emphysema AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Emphysema and related breathing complaints AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1998 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taradale Cemetery, Napier City, New Zealand AWMM Services Area Section C Plot 27A AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Daily Telegraph Napier and Hawkes Bay Tribune 18 June 1998 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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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
      p.172 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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