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Full Name
Joseph Douglas
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Joseph
Surname
Douglas
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
68040
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr J. Douglas (father), Ngongotaha, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Ngongotaha, New Zealand
Military District
Rotorua
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Embarkation Date
1942
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 113
Campaigns
North Africa
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Tunisia
Date of Death
20 April 1943
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1943
Cemetery Name
Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference
VII. A. 12.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Son of John and Adeline Douglas, of Ngongotaha and brother of Edward Douglas (30407) who also died in the war.
Description of Image
  • Headstone, EnfidavilleWar Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
  • Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2), War Memorial Park. Photo G.A. Fortune 1999
Additional Information
Portrait, Weekly News, 7 July 1943
Further References
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