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Andrew Edgar Beyer

Portrait of Major Andrew Edgar Beyer, Auckland Weekly News, 30 September 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19420930-18-9. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    Beyer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 23086 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 February 1909 AWMM AdelaideSouth Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Taniwha Street, St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr R. Beyer (father), 24 Stephen Street, Yarraville, Victoria, Australia AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs S. McL. Pirie (aunt), 5 Wintere Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs S. McL. Pirie (aunt), 5 Wintere Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 23086 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    5 November 1942 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Beyer, Andrew Edgar. (Ref. WO 373/22/40). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Storeman/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded 22 July 1942 during attack on El Mreir Depression in North Africa AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Wounded 22 Jul 1942. Source: Burdon, R.M. 24 Battalion. p.109. AWMM
    • Died 22 May 1977, Auckland NZ. Public - Tony - Child - 14 April 2019 - Family record.

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record 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
      WW2 3: WW2 39 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
      WW2 13: WW2 12 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 10 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Burdon, R. (1959). p.109, 112, 113 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.109, 112, 113. AWMM
    • Scoullar, J. L. (1955). Battle for Egypt : the summer of 1942. Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
      pp.316, 342. AWMM

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14 April 2019TonyNew Plymouth, NZChild
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