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Full Name: Murray Ellis Carncross
Rank Last Held: Pilot Officer
Forename(s): Murray Ellis
Surname: Carncross
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: NZ411718
Body on Embarkation: Royal New Zealand Air Force
Campaigns: Europe
Last Unit Served: Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF
Place of Death: Germany
Date of Death: 29 July 1942
Age at Death: 19
Year of Death: 1942
Cemetery Name: Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany
Grave Reference: Joint Grave 11 E 8-9
Biographical Notes: Son of Arthur Ellis & Muriel Winifred Carncross of Wellington
Description of Image: Killed on active service
Further References: Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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