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Full Name
George Raymond Bond
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
George Raymond
Surname
Bond
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
22251
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
8 March 1916
Place of Birth
Scotland
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Truck driver
Next of Kin
Mr J. Bond (father), Warkworth, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Warkworth, New Zealand
Military District
Warkworth
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
Headquarters, 21 Auckland Battalion
Embarkation Date
2 May 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
Empress of Japan
Destination
England
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 21
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
21Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
26 November 1941
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, Warkworth
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, wood inlay, Warkworth
Memorial Reference
Column 102
Biographical Notes
George Bond was the son of Jarvis and Rebecca Bond, of Warkworth, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, displayed in the RSA Warkworth January 2012
  • Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories Panel
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 1
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 2
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945 (photo J. Halpin 2013)
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, wood inlay (J. Halpin January 2013)
  • View in situ, Rolls of Honour, portraits in the RSA Warkworth (photo J Halpin, January 2012)
  • View, Warkworth RSA (photo J. Halpin January 2013)
Further References
Cody, J. (1953). 21 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy URL: http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-21Ba.html
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum