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Full Name: Munro James Wilson
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): Munro James
Surname: Wilson
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8182
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Temporary Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Clerk
Next of Kin: Mr J.M. Wilson (father), 59 Hull Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 59 Hull Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
Military District: Oamaru
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20 Canterbury and Otago Battalion
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 198
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 27 November 1941
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 101
Biographical Notes: Son of James Munro Wilson and Netta Elizabeth Wilson, of Oamaru, Otago
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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