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Full Name
Walter Lewis MacLeod Gilmour
Rank Last Held
Captain
Forename(s)
Walter Lewis MacLeod
Surname
Gilmour
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
31135
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment
Medical practitioner
Next of Kin
Dr W. Gilmour (father), 101 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
30 Park Road, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
1 General Hospital
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 70
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Medical Corps, Regimental Medical Officer 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
30 November 1941
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference
6. E. 9.
Biographical Notes
Walter Gilmour was the son of Walter Allison Gilmour and Margaret MacLeod Gilmour, of Auckland, New Zealand.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • McKinney, J. (1952). Medical units of 2 NZEF in Middle East and Italy. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital edition NZETC. URL: http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2MMed.html
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