Harry Wade Harvey, NZ


1895 Mar 2. Born Born at Hyde, New Zealand His parents were Sarah & Joseph Harvey

1915 May 29. Enlisted. 24/779 Lieut Harry Wade Harvey from Burnside, Dunedin.  Railway employee

1915 Oct Left for Europe with rank of Sgt

1916 Jul 14. On parade in Paris

No 24/779 served Western Front with the NZ Rifle Brigade

1917 Jun . MID citation. Sergeant 2nd Bn, NZRB. Bravery and fearless conduct during a raid south of Armentieres on the night of 7th January 1917. His courage and resource were an inspiration to the party and helped materially to made the raid a success. 19 prisoners being captured.

1917 Jun 2 Commissioned 2nd Lt in NZ Forces

1917 Nov 11. Married Lorna Mildred Murch at Plymouth, Compton Gifford Emmanuel

1918 May 22. Wounded in action, gun shot wound to the left hand.

1918 Dec 2. Promoted Lt

1919 Feb Took his discharge in the UK

1919 May 31

1920 Feb 4. Took his discharge from NZEF in England

1921 Jan 17. joined ADRIC with service no 1523. Posted to N Coy

1921 Apr 9. Posted to I Coy

1921 Jun 11. Posted to J Coy

Fined £5 by Commandant

1922 Jan 23. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 His father was killed in an accident

1938 Electoral Roll, a farmer in Manaroa

1951 Aug 9. Leaves UK for NZ . He is an Engineer with Benjamin Electric Ltd

1957 - 1972 on electoral rolls in NZ

1973 Dec 27 Died NZ aged 89. This should be aged 79