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Full Name: Whare Beattie
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Whare
Surname: Beattie
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 39046
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Forestry worker
Next of Kin: Mr W. Beattie (father), Wairoa, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Private Bag, Waireka No 1, Kaingaroa, New Zealand
Military District: Rotorua
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 15
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 26 August 1942
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1942
Memorial Name:
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference: Column 102.
Biographical Notes: Whare Beattie was the son of Waaka Beattie and Heenikui Beattie, of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.
Further References:
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • CommonwealthWar Graves Commission URL http://www.cwgc.org
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
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