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Full Name: Frank Eric Lester
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Frank Eric
Surname: Lester
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 15067
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Grocer
Next of Kin: Mrs A. Lester (mother), 35 Exeter Street, Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 35 Exeter Street, Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Campaigns: North Africa
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 11 July 1942
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 103.
Biographical Notes: Frank Lester was the son of Edward James Lester and of Agnes Margaret Dorothy Gillespie Lester (nee Pender), of Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand.
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