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Full Name
William Edward James Massie
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William Edward James
Surname
Massie
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
15939
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs S.D. Massie (mother), Waikaka Rural Delivery, Gore, Southland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Waikaka Rural Delivery, Gore, Southland, New Zealand
Military District
Gore
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 321
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
1 December 1941
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference
Column 104.
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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