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Full Name: Douglas Whiteford Hislop
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Douglas Whiteford
Surname: Hislop
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 14215
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Linesman
Next of Kin: Mrs B. Hislop (mother), C/o Post Office, Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: C/o Holders Hotel, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Military District: Westport
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 216
Campaigns: Crete
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 22 May 1941
Age at Death: 32
Year of Death: 1941
Cemetery Name: Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference: 15. A. 1.
Biographical Notes: Douglas Hislop was the son of James and Barbara Hislop, of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image:
  • Memorial stone on family grave, Bromley Cemetery (provided by Sarndra Lees 2012)
  • Hislop family grave, Bromley Cemetery (provided by Sarndra Lees 2012)
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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