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Full Name
Selwyn Arthur Musson
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
Selwyn Arthur
Surname
Musson
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
7260
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Mrs Gertrude Musson (mother), 93 Blake Street, Greymouth, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
93 Blake Street, Greymouth, New Zealand
Military District
Greymouth
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 131
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
25 May 1941
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 13
Biographical Notes
Son of William and Emily Musson; husband of Avis Margaret Musson, of Wellington
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941
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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