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Full Name
Lindsay Gordon Dick
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Lindsay Gordon
Surname
Dick
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
12621
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Sawmill hand
Next of Kin
Miss A.E. Dick (sister), 3 Mile, Hokitika, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
3 Mile, Hokitika, New Zealand
Military District
Greymouth, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 3rd Division (IP)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
  • 30 Battalion
  • Infantry Brigade
Embarkation Date
  • 11 November 1940
  • 15 September 1941
Place of Embarkation
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
  • Rangatira
  • Aquitania or Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
Destination
  • Fiji
  • Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
  • WW2 3
  • WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
  • WW2 123
  • WW2 58
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
15 July 1942
Age at Death
32
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
I. F. 17.
Biographical Notes
Lindsay Dick was the son of William Charles Dick and of Mary Louise Dick (nee Dawson), of Three Mile, Westland, New Zealand.
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Pringle, D., Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy URL: http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.html
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
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