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Ivan Alex Harris

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ivan Alex AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24055 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24055 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM II. D. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Borough of Te Aroha, 1939-1945. Kenrick Street, Te Aroha. AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Ivan Harris was my mother's father. I have some letters he wrote home to Mum when he was at war. He died in El Alamein and is buried in the cemetary there.
    Public - Leah Alison - Direct descendant - 13 June 2020
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  • Ivan was born 1912 and was Killed in Action 1942 at El Alamein, Egypt -- He was the son of Alfred and Matilda Harris of Hamilton / Auckland -- If you have any information on this family at all PLEASE make contact with me -- Many thanks
    Public - leonard Harris - Researcher - 13 August 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2094480
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.199 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 June 2020Leah AlisonHamiltonDirect descendant
13 August 2016leonard HarrisNew ZealandResearcher

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