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Full Name
Jack Anderson
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Jack
Surname
Anderson
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62845
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Anderson (mother), Mareroa, Hokianga, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
171 Victoria Street East, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 11
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
11 December 1941
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Jack Anderson was the son of Miha and Mary Anderson, of Utakura, Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Northland Roll of Honour
Further References
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, Returned Services Association.
  • 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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