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Full Name
Joseph Hazlett Hoare
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Joseph Hazlett
Surname
Hoare
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8042
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs Rachel Hoare (mother), 12 Leslie Road, Hornby, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
12 Leslie Road, Hornby, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District
Christchurch
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 83
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
26 November 1941
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference
Column 103
Biographical Notes
Son of Henry Arnold Hoare and of Rachel Hoare (nee Hazlett), of Hornby, Christchurch
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
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