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Full Name
Frederick Everard Wakelin
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Frederick Everard
Surname
Wakelin
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
29942
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
School teacher
Next of Kin
Miss F.D. Wakelin (sister), care of Mrs H. Tibbs, Puni, Pukekohe, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
District High School, Wellsford, New Zealand
Military District
Warkworth
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 491
Last Unit Served
24 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
7 June 1941
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Accidentally killed in a road accident
Cemetery Name
Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
6. D. 1.
Memorial Name
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Wellsford War Memorial, Wellsford, New Zealand
  • Wellsford War Memorial Library, Wellsford, New Zealand
  • Roll of Honour, Wellsford War Memorial Library, WW1 & WW2, Wellsford, New Zealand
  • Helensville District High School (Kaipara College) Roll of Honour, Helensville, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Kaipara Memorial RSA, 49 Commercial Road, Helensville, New Zealand
  • Roll of Honour, Wellsford RSA, 1 Olympus Road, Wellsford
Biographical Notes
Second son of John and Florence Wakelin, of Helensville, Auckland
Description of Image
  • Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941
  • Helensville District High School (Kaipara College) Roll of Honour (photo G.A. Fortune April 2010)
  • Helensville District High School (Kaipara College) Roll of Honour, Name columns 3, on the right hand side: Le Grice - McGarvey; McMurdo - Sheffield; Shepherd - Wilson (photo G.A. Fortune April 2010)
  • Kaipara Memorial RSA, 49 Commercial Road, Helensville, New Zealand (photo G.A. Fortune April 2010)
  • Kaipara Memorial RSA, 1939 - 45 Name panel: N.S. Leonard - A.D. Wood (photo G.A. Fortune April 2010)
  • Wellsford War Memorial (photo J. Halpin November 2010)
  • Wellsford War Memorial, WW2 name panel (photo J. Halpin November 2010)
  • Roll of Honour, WW1 & WW2, Wellsford War Memorial Library (photo J. Halpin November 2010)
  • Wellsford Memorial Library, front (photo John Halpin November 2010)
  • Wellsford Memorial Library, side (photo John Halpin November 2010)
  • Roll of Honour, Wellsford RSA (Photo J. Halpin 23 April 2011)
  • Roll of Honour, detail, Wellsford RSA (Photo J. Halpin 23 April 2011)
  • Wellsford RSA (Photo J. Halpin 23 April 2011)
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