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Full Name
Hughbert Patrick Donnelly
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
Hughbert Patrick
Surname
Donnelly
Also Known As
Donelly
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
7662
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Mr Joseph Donnelly (father), 71 Perry Street, Masterton, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
C/o Navy Office, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
Headquarters, 20 Battalion
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 51
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
23 May 1941
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
12. A. 1.
Biographical Notes
Hughbert Donelly was the son of Joseph and Mary Donnelly, of Masterton
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 20 August 1941
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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