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Mervyn William Claude Granger

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mervyn William Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Granger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13961 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 June 1903 AWMM MurchisonNelson AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 August 1940 AWMM Public Works Department, Kawatiri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John William Granger (father), Kawatiri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13961 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Burnham Military Camp AWMM
    • Trentham Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 17 August 1940 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    Blacksmith/Civilian AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cardiac arrest AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Died aged 58 years 6 months AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 December 1961 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    CollingwoodTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Murchison Cemetery, Murchison, Tasman District, New Zealand AWMM Plot 705 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Tasman District Council cemetery records
    http://www.tasman.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/cemetery-records-search/
    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
    WW2 3: WW2 180 AWMM

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