HARROW, Edward John
(Service number MB1829)

Aliases Known as John
First Rank Chief Motor Mechanic Last Rank Chief Motor Mechanic


Date 1 June 1888 Place of Birth Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date 10 November 1916 Age 28 years
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Motor mechanic
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Rachael HARROW (wife), Waimate, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with UK Armed Forces Served in Navy
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Royal Naval Auxiliary Patrol (Motor-Boat service)
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Miscellaneous embarking unit
Date 15 November 1916
Transport RMS Tahiti
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With HMS Hermione, Greenwich, London, England, Royal Naval College, Thalia (Provident); HMS Hermione, Greenwich, London, England, Royal Naval College, Actaeon (ML258), Dreel Castle (ML258); HMS Hermione, Greenwich, London, England, Royal Naval College
Last Unit Served With Royal Naval Volunteer reserve

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Date 27 July 1919 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Place of Death
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

edward John Harrow, known as John, was the younger son of Charles Mayo and Mary (née Doherty) Harrow. He was born on 1 June 1888.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 December 2016]

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