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Full Name: Joseph Hazlett Hoare
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Joseph Hazlett
Surname: Hoare
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8042
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs Rachel Hoare (mother), 12 Leslie Road, Hornby, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 12 Leslie Road, Hornby, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
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 83
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 26 November 1941
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 103
Biographical Notes: Son of Henry Arnold Hoare and of Rachel Hoare (nee Hazlett), of Hornby, Christchurch
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
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