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Full Name: Walter Henry Jack
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Walter Henry
Surname: Jack
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8413
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs Caroline Jack (mother), 109 MacQuarrie Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 109 MacQuarrie Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Military District: Invercargill
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20 Canterbury and Otago Battalion
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 89
Campaigns: Egypt
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Egypt
Date of Death: 13 November 1940
Age at Death: 29
Year of Death: 1940
Cause of Death: Of injuries after an accident on active service
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: XXX. D. 17.
Biographical Notes: Son of David and Maud C. Jack, of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News
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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