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Bertie Harold Joy

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bertie Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Joy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 38403 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 March 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Te AwamutuWaikato Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Violet Joy (mother), 79 Crummer Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 38403 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      143 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of Privates John (14110) and Walter George (38404) Joy, whom also served in the war.

    Embarked Wellington, 18 March 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 2 May 1917, and marched in to 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to france, 6 June 1917; joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 26 June 1917.
    Wounded in action, 4 October 1917 (gun shot wound wound, left hip and head: severe), admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to No 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station ('dangerously ill'); to 7th General Hospital, St Omer, 5 October 1917; removed from 'dangerously ill' list, 5 March 1918; to England, 5 March 1918, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 7 March 1918.
    Classified 'unfit' and placed on NZ Roll.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Avonmouth on board SS 'Marama', 6 April 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit war War Service on account of wounds received in action), 13 May 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 209 days (of which 1 year 88 days was abroad)

    Parents: Walter George and Violet Beatrice (both b. New Zealand) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    10 March 1923 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      55: 5 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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