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Full Name
Henry Busby
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Henry
Surname
Busby
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62847
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs E. Busby (mother), Pukepoto, Kaitaia, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
21 Burch Street, Mt., Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 51
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
27 November 1941
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1941
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
Henry Busby was the son of Hugh and Eliza Busby, of Pukepots, Auckland, New Zealand.
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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