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Full Name: Walter Weston
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Walter
Surname: Weston
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 48126
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Grocer
Next of Kin: Mrs J.Weston (mother), Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand
Military District: Waiouru
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 223
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
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: II. F. 4.
Memorial Name: Marsden Memorial (WW2), Marsden Valley Road, Nelson, New Zealand
Biographical Notes: Walter Weston was the son of Walter and Josephine Weston, of Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand.
Further References: Nelson City Council. Marsden Memorial (Nelson).
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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