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Full Name: John Morton Bassett
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): John Morton
Surname: Bassett
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 13886
Gender: Male
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 15 July 1942
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1942
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: XXVIII. A. 19.
Biographical Notes: John Bassett was the son of John Bassett and of Anne Eliza Bassett (nee Penny), of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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