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Full Name
Christopher Harris
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Christopher
Surname
Harris
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62729
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Harris (wife), Motukaraka, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Motukaraka, New Zealand
Military District
Kaikohe
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 148
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
10 July 1942
Age at Death
29
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand
Memorial Reference
Column 103
Description of Image
  • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, World War 2 Roll of Honour, names: Arona - Moa (supplied by G.A. Fortune in 2008.)
  • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu (supplied by G.A. Fortune in 2008.)
Further References
28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945. URL: http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz
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