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Roy Edward Everett

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Portrait of Gunner Roy Edward Everett 2/1973 - Military Medal. R24184491, Archives New Zealand. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Everett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1973 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 December 1895 Military Personnel file Military Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre Apr 1915 AWMM Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • Port Nelson Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 6 March 2015 - Family Papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs G. Richmond (sister), Port Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1926 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1973 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      Nov 1917 AWMM
      For Acts of Gallantry in the Field. Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium. 12 October 1917 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • Citation for Military Medal (1917):

      "For gallantry and devotion to duty on 11/12 October 1917 - near St Julien. He was on two occasions lead driver of a team taking forward guns to advanced positions under heavy shell fire and along extremely difficult roads. Throughout he displayed the greatest coolness in control of his teams and disregard of his own personal safety" Public - Jenifer - Direct descendant - 11 December 2015 - Pro Patria Website NZ.

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 17 April 1915 Military Personnel file
      Age 19 AWMM
      Surveyor/Civilian Military Personnel file
      Military Personnel file
    • Roy enlisted at Nelson, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Direct descendant - 11 December 2015 - Family Papers
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Surveyor Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Military File
  • Age on enlistment
    • 20.5 years Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Family papers
    • Born at Nelson 6 December 1895. Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Military file.
    • Only son of Frank Evelyn Everett and Eillen Everett (maiden name: Iredale). Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 22 June 2015 - Family papers

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Monica Blanche (nee Feary) Everett.

      Returned to NZ on the Oxfordshire 19 December 1918.

      Uncle of Squadron Leader Leonard Trent (VC, DFC : RNZAF WW2) and Squadron Leader Ian Richmond (DFC : RNZAF WW2). AWMM
    • Roy Everett was an Old Boy of Nelson College for Boys (1912-1912) where he excelled at rowing and tennis. Public - Jenifer - Direct descendant - 11 December 2015 - School List of Nelson College 1856-1924.
    • Roy Everett was the grand-son of former Mayor of Nelson - Edward Henry Everett (1820-1904). Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 12 December 2015 - Family
    • Also refer : Nelson Museum WW1 Service Database. Public - Jenifer - Direct descendant - 8 February 2016 - Nelson Museum WW1 Service Database.
    • Embarked from England 19 December 1918 to return to New Zealand, on troopship "Oxfordshire". Arrived New Zealand April 1919. Discharged from further military service April 1919. Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 18 June 2015 - Military Personal File
    • Troopship "Oxfordshire" should read Ambulance Ship "Oxfordshire". Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 18 June 2015 - Nelson Museum
    • Roy dairy farmed at Takaka, Golden Bay - Tasman District - until his death in May 1970 - aged 75 years. Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 22 June 2015 - Family papers
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 May 1970 BDM, deaths; Cemetery record
    Age 75 AWMM
    TakakaTasman Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Marsden Valley Cemetery, Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM Returned Servicemen Area, Block 02D, Plot 063 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • A great and lovely man remembered today, Anzac Day 2015, for his service to his country.
    Public - Brigitte Mary - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
18 June 2015JeniferCarterton New ZealandOther Relative
25 April 2015Brigitte MaryNelsonOther Relative
16 April 2015Online CenotaphAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
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