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Full Name
Donald Muir Galloway
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Donald Muir
Surname
Galloway
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
23749
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
7 October 1917
Place of Birth
Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand
Religion
Presbyterian
First Known Rank
Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment
Grocer
Next of Kin
Mr J. Galloway (father), Beach Road, Thames, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
30 Beach Road, Thames, New Zealand
Enlistment Date
March 1940
Age on Enlistment
22
Military District
Paeroa
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Embarkation Date
December 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 164
Campaigns
Western Desert
Wounds and Diseases
  • Septicemia
  • Injured in Car accident (May 1942)
POW Place of Capture
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
26 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
23 September 1942
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Died of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War
Cemetery Name
Naples War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
II. K. 9.
Biographical Notes
  • Donald Galloway was the son of John and Jessie I. Galloway, of Thames, New Zealand.Son of John and Jessie Galloway of Parawai, Thames and brother of Jean and Kenneth.
  • He was the brother of Jean and Kenneth.
  • Went to Thames Central Primary School, Thames High School and Seddon Memorial Technical College 1934. Was keen on sport, both at college and after, particularly athletics, football, golf and tennis.
Sources Used
Previous Military Experience
Territorials (joined 1938)

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