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Full Name
Donald David McBride
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Donald David
Surname
McBride
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
9736
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Station hand
Next of Kin
Mr A. McBride (father), C/o Public Works Department, Shannondale, Murchison, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
C/o F.E.Fairweather,Stronvar, Blenheim, New Zealand
Military District
Blenheim
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
20 Infantry Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 108
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Infantry
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
22 May 1941
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 13
Biographical Notes
Son of David McBride and of Ellen McBride (nee Haines), of Dunedin, Otago
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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