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Full Name: Henry Busby
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Henry
Surname: Busby
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 62847
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs E. Busby (mother), Pukepoto, Kaitaia, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 21 Burch Street, Mt., Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 51
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 27 November 1941
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1941
Memorial Name:
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference: Column 102.
Biographical Notes: Henry Busby was the son of Hugh and Eliza Busby, of Pukepots, Auckland, New Zealand.
Further References:
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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