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Full Name
Philip MacDonald McGrath
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Philip MacDonald
Surname
McGrath
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
17212
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Wood worker
Next of Kin
Mr Joseph Speight (father), Southland Boys' High School, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
J Clark, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District
Dunedin
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 220
Campaigns
North Africa
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
6 December 1941
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference
Grave 14 G 16
Biographical Notes
Mr Joseph Speight and Marian Edith McGrath of Invercargill, New Zealand
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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