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Robert William Harvey

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Harvey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 47135 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
    WW2 1941 AWMM 14 Clifton Terrace, Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs E E Harvey (m.), Ormondville AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 47135 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Harvey was the son of Thomas Harvey and of Elizabeth Ella Harvey (nee Dalton), of Palmerston North, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 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 XXVIII. B. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Robert William Harvey

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  • You fought bravely Uncle Robert, unfortunately you never made it home. Know that your memory will live on. Proud of you and always will be. Rest easy xx
    Public - Karlene Ann - Other relative - 25 April 2020
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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/2094519
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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25 April 2020Karlene AnnOpotikiOther relative

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