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Full Name
John Russell Hayward
Rank Last Held
Lance Sergeant
Forename(s)
John Russell
Surname
Hayward
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
14667
First Known Rank
Temporary Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Mrs E. Hayward (mother), Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
141 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
20 Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 206
Other Units
Infantry Reinforcements
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
27 November 1941
Age at Death
29
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference
14. H. 11.
Memorial Name
Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2)
Biographical Notes
John Hayward was the son of Cecil Howard Hayward, and of Elizabeth Hayward (nee Raureti Mokonniarangi), of Rotorua, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2), War Memorial Park. Photo G.A. Fortune 1999
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
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