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Full Name: John David Austin Chettleburgh
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): John David Austin
Surname: Chettleburgh
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 14066
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Salesman
Next of Kin: Mrs L. Chettleburgh (mother), 75 Wickliffe terrace, Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 75 Wickliffe terrace, Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: 30 Battalion
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 15 July 1942
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: XII. D. 17.
Biographical Notes: John Chettleburgh was the son of John and Lilian Chettleburgh, of Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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