Auckland Museum Home

Cenotaph

Search Results 
Need Help? click here to read the tips on searching.   click here to search other Collection Databases.  
Displaying 1 Record  Refine Search
Printable Record
Record Detail
Full Name: John Temple Darling
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): John Temple
Surname: Darling
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8504
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Commission agent
Next of Kin: Mr J. Darling (father), 3 Morean Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 3 Morean Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion
Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 46
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Lost at sea off Tobruk, lost in HMS Chakdina
Date of Death: 5 December 1941
Age at Death: 31
Year of Death: 1941
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 102
Biographical Notes: Son of John and Elizabeth Darling, of Dunedin
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
Displaying 1 Record  Refine Search
Printable Record