Also known as
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Pre 1 August 1940 AWMM Kiwi Road, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs Annie Sophia Cleaver (mother), Kiwi Road, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 1 February 1941 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, Unknown Period AWMM
5 feet 9 inches AWMM
- Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
11 stone 6 pounds AWMM
- Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
- Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
- Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
- Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
Died of disease AWMM
Son of Richard and Annie Sophia Cleaver (nee Higgins) of Taihape.
Before enlistment he was a stock agent with New Zealand Loan & Mercantile Agency, Taihape
On 19 May 1941 Cleaver was placed on the seriously ill list after having been diagnosed with sub acute carditis. Later on 27 May 1941 he was transferred to the dangerously ill list.
He was buried at sea off Fremantle, Australia AWMM
- Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
- Family grave memorial, Taihape Cemetery AWMM
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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 89 AWMM
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