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Full Name: Eric Leonard Kneebone
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Eric Leonard
Surname: Kneebone
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 66764
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment: Traveller
Next of Kin: Mrs R. Kneebone (mother), 45 Wheturangi Road, One Tree Hill, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 45 Wheturangi Road, One Tree Hill, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: 4th Armoured Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 11
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 73
Campaigns: Italy
Last Unit Served: 20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 18 December 1943
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1943
Cemetery Name: Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: XVI. A. 6.
Biographical Notes: Eric Kneebone was the son of Harry and Ruby Kathleen Kneebone.
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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