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Full Name: Alfred Lester Ball
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Alfred Lester
Surname: Ball
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 48283
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Engineer
Next of Kin: Mrs E. Ball (mother), 117 Clyde Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 117 Clyde Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Military District: Waiouru
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Anti-Tank Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 19
Campaigns: Italy
Last Unit Served: 20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 30 March 1944
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1944
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Cassino War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: X. A. 14.
Biographical Notes: Son of Alfred James Ball and Ethel Ball, of Invercargill, Southland
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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