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Full Name: Jack Lionel Beehag
Rank Last Held: Warrant Officer Class 2
Forename(s): Jack Lionel
Surname: Beehag
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 48292
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Temporary Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Carpenter
Next of Kin: Mrs A. Beehag (mother), 24 Mahora Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 24 Mahora Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Engineers
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 7
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 14
Campaigns: Pacific
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Engineers, 23 Field Company
Place of Death: Pacific
Date of Death: 27 October 1943
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1943
Cemetery Name: Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia
Grave Reference: 2.12
Biographical Notes: Son of George and Annie Louisa Beehag, of Kilbirnie, Wellington
Description of Image: Headstone, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery (Photo P. Lascelles 2007)
Further References: Commonwealth War Graves Commission record. URL: http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2384909
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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