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Full Name
Alastair Patrick Johnstone Monteath
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Alastair Patrick Johnstone
Surname
Monteath
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
14963
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Staff Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
Salesman
Next of Kin
Mr J. Monteath (father), 28 Poynder Avenue, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
28 Poynder Avenue, Fendalton, Christchurch, 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 250
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
27 June 1942
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1942
Memorial Name
Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference
Column 104.
Biographical Notes
Alastair Monteath was the son of James Monteath and of Muriel Monteath (nee Devernish Meares), of Christchurch, Canterbury, 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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