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Avon Yelverton

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Avon AWMM
  • Surname
    Yelverton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Snowy Yelverton AWMM
  • Service number
    25450 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25450 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 February 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Shrapnel wounds buttocks and thighs - New Zealand Field Ambulance AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 30 May 1945 AWMM Sergeant AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 February 1991 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Richmond Cemetery, Tasman District, New Zealand AWMM Plot 59 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Avon Yelverton by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of Avon Yelverton

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  • I Remember Uncle Snowy as a kind gentle caring man who was always good to me as a child.
    Public - Chris - Other relative - 19 July 2017
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  • Hi Pop, I am really proud of why you did in your life, I wish that I was able to get to know you. I hope to make you proud. Your grandson Jason
    Public - Michael (Jason) - Other Relative - 16 February 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • 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
      p.530 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.139 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 July 2017ChrisFeatherstonOther relative
16 February 2015Michael (Jason) Dubbo AustraliaOther Relative

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