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Full Name
Duncan Turoa Gotty
Rank Last Held
Duncan Turoa
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
First Known Rank
Occupation before Enlistment
Next of Kin
Mrs P.P. Gotty (wife), Hokorangi, Halcombe, Manawatu, New Zealand
Marital Status
Enlistment Address
C/o C. Williamson, Whangapurotu, Manunui, New Zealand
Military District
Palmerston North
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 81
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
5 January 1943
Age at Death
Year of Death
Cemetery Name
Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya
Grave Reference
12. D. 12.
Memorial Name
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Halcombe War Memorial, Halcombe, Manawatu, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Duncan Turoa Gotty was the son of George and Riihi Gotty; husband of Parehuia Gotty, of Halcombe, Wellington.
Description of Image
  • Headstone, Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
  • Halcombe War Memorial, detail (photo Tammy Hart 2011)
  • Halcombe War Memorial, full view (photo Tammy Hart 2011)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:

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