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Full Name
Simon Coleman
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Simon
Surname
Coleman
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
25829
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs C. Coleman, Kaitaia, R.D., New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Kaitaia, R.D., New Zealand
Military District
Kaitaia
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 81
Campaigns
Tunisia
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Tunisia
Date of Death
8 May 1943
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference
VI. D. 17.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Son of Joe and Caroline Coleman, of Kaitaia
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.

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