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Full Name: Alastair Patrick Johnstone Monteath
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Alastair Patrick Johnstone
Surname: Monteath
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 14963
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Staff Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment: Salesman
Next of Kin: Mr J. Monteath (father), 28 Poynder Avenue, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 28 Poynder Avenue, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 250
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 27 June 1942
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1942
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 104.
Biographical Notes: Alastair Monteath was the son of James Monteath and of Muriel Monteath (nee Devernish Meares), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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