JOYCE, Norman
(Service number 7/1368)

First Rank Last Rank Trooper


Date 13 November 1894 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 12 June 1915 Age 20
Address at Enlistment Norton's Reserve, Waimate
Occupation Farm worker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr F. Joyce (father), Norton's Reserve, Waimate
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian and Balkans (Gallipoli)
Service Medals 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date 21 May 1916 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 December 1959 Age 65
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Internal Affairs Notification, Military personnel file
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru
Memorial Reference Row 51, Plot 266
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

In 1919 Norman married Julia Josephine Fowler. They had four boys, Norman Edward, Peter, Murray, and Ian. Their eldest son, Norman Edward served in 23 Battalion during World War Two (service no.74332) and was killed in action in Italy in October 1944, at 24 years of age.


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); Timaru District Council Cemeteries database; NZSG V5; SCRoll web submission by D Pinnell, 19 March 2021 (incl. supplying the grave registration for Noramn Edward Joyce, 1944)

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Ted Hansen, SC branch NZSG

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