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Full Name: Sidney Walter Underhay
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Sidney Walter
Surname: Underhay
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 15198
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Cabinet maker
Next of Kin: Mrs M. Underhay (mother), 27 Brighton Terrace, Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 27 Brighton Terrace, Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 486
Campaigns: Crete
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 25 May 1941
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1941
Cemetery Name: Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference: 15. A. 15.
Biographical Notes: Sydney Underhay was the son of Sidney E. Underhay and Margaret Jane Underhay, of New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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