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Full Name
Walter Mark Courtney
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Walter Mark
Surname
Courtney
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39707
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs L. Courtney (mother), Maketu, Te Puke, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Maketu, Te Puke, New Zealand
Military District
Tauranga
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 43
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
23 May 1941
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
12. D. 15.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • CommonwealthWar Graves Commission URL http://www.cwgc.org

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