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Full Name
Eric Francis McCauley
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Eric Francis
Surname
McCauley
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8368
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Rabbiter
Next of Kin
Mrs C.K. McCauley (wife), Burwood Station, Mossburn, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Mossburn, New Zealand
Military District
Invercargill
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
20 Canto.
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 108
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
27 November 1941
Age at Death
31
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference
14. H. 14.
Biographical Notes
Eric McCauley was the son of John Robert McCauley, and of Alice McCauley (nee Anderson), of Lumsden, Southland, New Zealand; husband of Caroline Kate McCauley, of South Brighton, Canterbury.
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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