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John Thomas Harvey

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Harvey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41283 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    22 July 1910 Public - Diane - Other relative - 28 December 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, Poverty Bay, North Island, New Zealand Public - Diane - Other relative - 28 December 2017 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Newton Street
    Gisborne New Zealand Public - Diane - Other relative - 28 December 2017 - New Zealand Electoral Roll, vol 1938 East Cape, Gisborne: elector number 4604, Harvey, John Thomas.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J.T. Harvey, Kaiti, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Widowed/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41283 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.151 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.151
    GisborneGisborne 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.151
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • John Harvey was the son of Alfred William and Muriel Elsie Harvey (nee Kolster) of Gisborne. He was the husband of Rita Florence Harvey (nee Sullivan). AWMM
    • John was always know as Jack within his family. Jack's wife, Rita, died in 1938, leaving him with three small boys. His mother, Muriel, looked after the boys at this time and continued to do so after his death for some time. Public - Diane - Other relative - 28 December 2017 - Family papers
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About death

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  • Death
    21 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM X.D.19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    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
      p.151 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 December 2017DianeHavelock North, New ZealandOther relative

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