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Full Name
Bertram Frederick Drogemuller
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Bertram Frederick
Surname
Drogemuller
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
7054
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Watersider
Next of Kin
Mrs F. Dorgemuller (mother), 3 Elliott Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Imperial Hotel, Greymouth, New Zealand
Military District
Greymouth
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
Headquarters, 20 Battalion
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Vessel
Dunera
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 52
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
22 May 1941
Age at Death
31
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 13.
Biographical Notes
Son of Frederick Dietrick Drogemuller and of Johanna Maria Clara Drogemuller (nee Schroder), of Nelson
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
  • 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
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