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Full Name
Adam John Hoffman
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Adam John
Surname
Hoffman
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8361
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Teamster
Next of Kin
Mrs Agnes Ellen Hoffman (mother), 113 Deveron Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
P.O. Box 2, Waimahaka, New Zealand
Military District
Invercargill
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
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
25 May 1941
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
2. A. 19.
Biographical Notes
Adam Hoffman was the son of Adam Hoffman and of Agnes Ellen Hoffman (nee Ramsay), of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 August 1941
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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