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Full Name: Lindsay Gordon Dick
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Lindsay Gordon
Surname: Dick
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 12621
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Sawmill hand
Next of Kin: Miss A.E. Dick (sister), 3 Mile, Hokitika, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 3 Mile, Hokitika, New Zealand
Military District: Greymouth, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 3rd Division (IP)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit:
  • 30 Battalion
  • Infantry Brigade
Embarkation Date:
  • 11 November 1940
  • 15 September 1941
Place of Embarkation:
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel:
  • Rangatira
  • Aquitania or Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
Destination:
  • Fiji
  • Egypt
Nominal Roll Number:
  • WW2 3
  • WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll:
  • WW2 123
  • WW2 58
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 15 July 1942
Age at Death: 32
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: I. F. 17.
Biographical Notes: Lindsay Dick was the son of William Charles Dick and of Mary Louise Dick (nee Dawson), of Three Mile, Westland, New Zealand.
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Pringle, D., Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy URL: http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.html
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
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