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Full Name
Dudu Goffe
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Dudu
Surname
Goffe
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62563
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs I. Goffe (wife), R.D., Rongotea, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Kauwhata, New Zealand
Military District
Palmerston North
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 132
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
5 January 1943
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya
Grave Reference
12.D.10.
Biographical Notes
  • Dudu Goffe was the son of Ranzi and Una Goffe, of Feilding.
  • Husband of Ila M. Goffe, of Glen Oroua, Wellington.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Headstone, Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
Further References
Sources Used
  • 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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