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Full Name
Edward William Prettejohns
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Edward William
Surname
Prettejohns
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8153
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Builder's labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs H. Prettejohns (mother), 251 Esplanade, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
251 Esplanade, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District
Christchurch
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
20 Canterbury and Otago Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 147
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
22 May 1941
Age at Death
36
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 14.
Biographical Notes
Edward Prettejohns was the son of Edmond and Helena Prettejohns, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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