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Miles Harold Gedye

Name panel beginning Becroft - Port Albert War Memorial, WW2 (digital photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Name panel beginning Becroft - Port Albert War Memorial, WW2 (digital photo John Halpin 2010) - CC B …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Miles Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Gedye AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    3205 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1906 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Topuni, Kaipara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D. Gedye (mother), Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 AWMM
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3205 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Dagmah Martha Melville and Thomas James Gedye of Gisborne AWMM
    • Brother of Ivan Eric Tansley Gedye 63334
      Brother of Sargent Jack Raymond Gedye NZ Police
      Brother of Mavis Davidson (Nee Gedye) QSM Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020 - Family Docs


About death

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  • Death
    25 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
    25 May 1941 Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020 - Family Docs
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Gatator Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020 - Family Docs
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 6. D. 11 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Fought for all of our freedom and the preservation of the Gedye name.
    We are so proud & will remain forever grateful Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020 - Family
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Port Albert War Memorial, WW2 remembrance arch and 1939 - 1945 gates, Port Albert, Rodney District AWMM
    • Wellsford War Memorial Library, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Wellsford War Memorial Library, WW1 & WW2, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Will be thinking of you tomorrow Miles.

    Thank you so much
    Public - Grant Andrew - Other relative - 24 April 2020



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 64 AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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24 April 2020Grant AndrewHamilton NewZealandOther relative
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