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Full Name
Moana Beattie
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Moana
Surname
Beattie
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62645
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Scrub cutter
Next of Kin
Mrs K. Beattie (mother), Kiwi Road, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Kiwi Road, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Military District
Wairoa
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 26
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Sollum, Egypt
Date of Death
14 December 1941
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference
6. C. 19
Biographical Notes
Private Beattie was the son of Waaka and Kui Beattie, of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.
Further References
28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945. URL: http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum