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William Frederick James Harvey

Private William Frederick James Harvey and Private Percy Harvey. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 89549

Private William Frederick James Harvey and Private Percy Harvey. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Stu …

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Frederick James AWMM
  • Surname
    Harvey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Frederick Jas Harvey AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/254 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 November 1887 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Collingwood, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Fred Harvey (father), Rockville, Collingwood, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/254 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Harvey was the son of Frederick John and Fanny Jane Harvey of Collingwood, Nelson.

    Four brothers all served in the same unit during WWI. Three were killed during the war: Charles Harvey (23/1661); Percy Harvey (7/209) and Frederick Harvey (6/3342). The other brother, William Harvey (6/254), returned to New Zealand and died of wounds within a year.

    WWI Nominal Rolls give his name as William Frederick Jas Harvey AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 November 1919 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    CollingwoodTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Collingwood Cemetery, Collingwood-Bainham Road, Golden Bay, Tasman District, New Zealand AWMM Block D Plot 52 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Remembered on Memorials at Bainham and Collingwood Public - Peter - Researcher - 23 April 2018 - on site
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 July 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
23 April 2018PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
05 November 2015Online CenotaphAuckland, New ZealandOther

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