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Full Name
Alan Stuart Galbraith
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Alan Stuart
Surname
Galbraith
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8347
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
20 February 1916
Place of Birth
Invercargill, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Mrs Catherine Flora Galbraith (wife), C/o J.H. Bickey, 23 McQuarrie Street, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Holmes Street, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
Military District
Invercargill
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
26 (Canterbury-Otago) Infantry Regiment
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 164
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
12 July 1942
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
XXI. D. 2.
Biographical Notes
Alan Galbraith was the son of William Ernest Galbraith and of Grace Galbraith (nee Norton), of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand; husband of Catherine Flora Galbraith, of Invercargill.
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • 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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