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Full Name
Norman Josiah Lovelock
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Norman Josiah
Surname
Lovelock
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
505285
Place of Birth
Palmerston North, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Sergeant
Campaigns
  • Middle East
  • Italy
Last Unit Served
20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
25 March 1944
Age at Death
36
Year of Death
1944
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Cassino War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
VI. J. 19.
Biographical Notes
  • Norman Lovelock was the son of David J. and Anna Lovelock, of Palmerston North; husband of Nancye Lovelock, of Paeroa.
  • Was supervisor at the Native Dept in Kaikohe. Educated at Palmerston North High School and Ruakura Agricultural College.
  • Volunteered in August 1940 and was commissioned as an officer in 1941. After serving in Northland he volunteered to go overseas in June 1943 relinquishing his commission to do so.
  • After serving in the Middle East he fought with the NZ Armoured formation in Italy.
  • Born in Palmerston North, Sgt Lovelock was the son of Mr and Mrs David J. Lovelock. His wife was Mrs N Lovelock and he had a son, David.
Description of Image
Portrait from Weekly News; 17 May 1944
Additional Information
Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.
Further References
Northland Roll of Honour CDROM
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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