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Dudley Steele Harrowell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dudley Steele AWMM
  • Surname
    Harrowell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    50760 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 October 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre Feb 1939 AWMM St John Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM St John Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Florence Camilla Harrowell (mother), St John Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Florence Camilla Harrowell (mother), St John Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1942 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 12 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    50760 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Royal Military College of Australia, Duntroon AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Feb 1939 AWMM Regular soldier/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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 wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Dudley Harrowell was the son of Major Edwin H. Harrowell (5; 573 ; 12/907)] and Camilla Harrowell nee Steele (22/410).

    Dudley was born in Auckland in 1919 and attended Kings College from 1933 -36; being a member of School House.

    He joined 4 Field Battery in February 1939 as a Gunner. He attended the Duntroon, the Royal Military College of Australia from July to December 1939 and was gazetted Lieutenant in the NZ Staff Corps. Following regimental postings in New Zealand and Fiji, he departed for the Middle East on 10 December 1942. He arrived in Egypt on 5 January 1943 and joined 23 Battalion on 28 February 1943. On 26 March 1943 he was killed when the New Zealand Division captured the Tebaga Gap

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM X.B.1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland, The Northern Club, 19 Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Dudley Steele Harrowell

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  • Dear Dudley, We never met, but we remember you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. May you rest in peace, and we will meet you one day. Your Harrowell-Winstone-Baragwanath family.
    Public - Paul David - Other Relative - 5 March 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 8: WW2 19 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 172 AWMM
    • The King's collegian AWMM
      Photo: Collegian 1943, p.33 (Kings College school magazine) AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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05 March 2015Paul DavidAucklandOther Relative
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