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Full Name: Archibald Aitchison
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Archibald
Surname: Aitchison
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 17365
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Shearer and labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs A Aitchison (mother), Heriot, New Zealand
Enlistment Address: Heriot, New Zealand
Military District: Invercargill
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 27 November 1941
Age at Death: 40
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference: 6. A. 16
Biographical Notes: Son of Robert and Charlotte Marshall Aitchison, of Heriot, Otago, New Zealand
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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