HERON, Roy Alexander
(Service number 91512)

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Date 19 August 1898 Place of Birth Westport

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Post Office, Geraldine
Occupation Civil servant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Marion HERON (mother)
Religion Presbyterian
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Date 17 December 1966 Age 68
Place of Death Wanganui
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Wanganui - ashes scattered
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Roy Alexander Heron was born on 19 August 1898 at Westport, the son of Alexander and Marion (née Meredith) Heron.


NZ BDM Indexes (department of Internal Affairs) [17 September 2017]; School Admission records (Southland Branch NZSG, Whanganui Branch NZSG, South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [15 September 2017]

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