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Full Name: Eric Gordon Harvey
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Eric Gordon
Surname: Harvey
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 9185
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mr C.D. Harvey (brother), Moneymore, Milton, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Moneymore, Milton, New Zealand
Military District: Milton
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion
Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 77
Campaigns: Crete
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 25 May 1941
Age at Death: 30
Year of Death: 1941
Cemetery Name: Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference: 2. A. 9.
Biographical Notes: Son of William James Harvey and Margaret Jane Harvey, of Moneymore, Otago
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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