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Full Name: William Charles George Harvey
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): William Charles George
Surname: Harvey
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 10036
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Dairyman
Next of Kin: Mrs C.T. Harvey (mother), Winchester Street, Levin, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 11th Reinforcements, K Company
Embarkation Date: 1 April 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 28
Page on Nominal Roll: 19
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 9 October 1917
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference: IV. B. 23.
Biographical Notes: William Harvey was the son of Mrs. Phoebe Harvey, of Levin, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
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  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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