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Full Name: Colman Creagh
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Colman
Surname: Creagh
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 18345
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Gold dredger
Next of Kin: Mrs Bridget Creagh (mother), Brunnerton, Westland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Brunnerton, Westland
Military District: Greymouth
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 82
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 1 July 1942
Age at Death: 37
Year of Death: 1942
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: XII. J. 6.
Biographical Notes: Son of James and Bridget Creagh, of Brunnerton, Westland
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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