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Reginald Byron Lovett

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Headstone, Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyrig …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reginald Byron AWMM
  • Surname
    Lovett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    74828 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1915 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1915 Public - Kathy - Other relative - 9 May 2020 - "The Duley Family" by Joy Shelford. Lovett's mother was a Duley.
  • Place of birth
    Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Public - Kathy - Other relative - 9 May 2020 - "The Duley Family" by Joy Shelford. Lovett's mother was a Duley.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    74828 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 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.237 Seasonal worker/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.237
    WaipukurauHawkes Bay 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.237
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of John and Lillian Maude Lovett, of Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Reginald's mother was the daughter of John William Duley and Mary Ann Peck of Wairoa, Hawkes Bay. Public - Kathy - Other relative - 19 September 2020 - "The Duley Family" by Joy Shelford, c1980, written by Evelyn Pert. Updated by Kathy Viney.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 28 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. 8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • TUBBY MY BIG BROTHER, I MISS YOU SO MUCH BUT AM SO PLEASED WE KNOW WHERE YOU ARE BURIED AFTER ALL THESE YEARS. I TALK ABOUT YOU A LOT TO MY FAMILY AND YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. LOVE HELEN XX
    Public - Helen Joyce - Sibling - 19 March 2015
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  • IN MEMORY OF AN UNCLE OF MINE WHO WAS A CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR AND ARRESTED AND TAKEN AWAY ONLY TO BE SHOT DEAD AT THE TENDER AGE OF 28. MY NANA ( HIS MOTHER ) NEVER GOT OVER HIS HORRIBLE DEATH.
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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/2183059
    Sources Used
  • References
    • 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
      p.237 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 September 2020KathyLittle RiverOther relative
19 March 2015Helen Joyce Levin New ZealandSibling

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