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Full Name: Nigel Felix Daniel A'Court
Forename(s): Nigel Felix Daniel
Surname: A'Court
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8001
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Motor mechanic
Next of Kin: Mrs M D A'Court (mother), 99 Harman Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: SIngle
Enlistment Address: 99 Harman Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion
Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 5
Campaigns: Greece
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps
Place of Death: Greece
Date of Death: 27 April 1941
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference: Face 13
Biographical Notes:
  • Son of Felix D. F. A'Court and of Margaret D. A'Court (nee Christie), of Addington, Canterbury, New Zealand.
  • At the time of his death, Private A'Court was attached to 20 Battalion from the Ordnance Corps
Description of Image: Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 August 1941
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Pringle, D., Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy URL: http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.html
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
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