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Full Name: John Utranage Vaughan
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): John Utranage
Surname: Vaughan
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 14301
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Temporary Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Traveller
Next of Kin: Mr P. Vaughan (father), 51 Halifax Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: C/o P.O. Box 16, Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
Military District: Greymouth
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Embarkation Date: 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 487
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 15 July 1942
Age at Death: 36
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: II. F. 3.
Biographical Notes: John Vaughan was the son of Patrick and R. Mary Vaughan, of Nelson, New Zealand.
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