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Full Name
Herbert Lance Elkington
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Herbert Lance
Surname
Elkington
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62804
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Lighthouse keeper
Next of Kin
Miss H.O. Hippolite (sister), Madsen, French Pass, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Madsen, French Pass, New Zealand
Military District
Nelson
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 107
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Tunisia
Date of Death
8 May 1943
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference
VI. D. 28.
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Further References
Sources Used
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)

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