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Full Name
Douglas Whiteford Hislop
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Douglas Whiteford
Surname
Hislop
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
14215
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Linesman
Next of Kin
Mrs B. Hislop (mother), C/o Post Office, Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
C/o Holders Hotel, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Military District
Westport
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 216
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
22 May 1941
Age at Death
32
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
15. A. 1.
Biographical Notes
Douglas Hislop was the son of James and Barbara Hislop, of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Memorial stone on family grave, Bromley Cemetery (provided by Sarndra Lees 2012)
  • Hislop family grave, Bromley Cemetery (provided by Sarndra Lees 2012)
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
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