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Full Name
John Cuthbert Mansell
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
John Cuthbert
Surname
Mansell
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
80700
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Railway surfaceman
Next of Kin
Mr John Mansell (father), Hampden, Otago. New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Hampden, Otago. New Zealand
Military District
Oamaru
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
Anti Tank Brigade
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 265
Last Unit Served
20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
6 November 1943
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1943
Cemetery Name
Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
IX. E. 8.
Memorial Name
Hampden War Memorial Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
John Mansell was the son of John and Maud Mary Mansell (nee Pollock), of Hampden, Otago.
Description of Image
Hampden War Memorial (photo M. Sole, 1999)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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