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Full Name
John Hough
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John
Surname
Hough
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
67500
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Fibrous plasterer
Next of Kin
Mr W. Hough (father), Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
75 Sydney Street, Petone, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 102
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
24 October 1942
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
II. B. 16.
Biographical Notes
John Hough was the son of William and Huriata Hough, of Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
Further References
Sources Used
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)

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