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Full Name
Whare Beattie
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Whare
Surname
Beattie
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39046
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Forestry worker
Next of Kin
Mr W. Beattie (father), Wairoa, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Private Bag, Waireka No 1, Kaingaroa, New Zealand
Military District
Rotorua
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 15
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
26 August 1942
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1942
Memorial Name
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference
Column 102.
Biographical Notes
Whare Beattie was the son of Waaka Beattie and Heenikui Beattie, of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • CommonwealthWar Graves Commission URL http://www.cwgc.org
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
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