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Full Name: Edward William Prettejohns
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Edward William
Surname: Prettejohns
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8153
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Builder's labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs H. Prettejohns (mother), 251 Esplanade, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 251 Esplanade, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
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 147
Campaigns: Crete
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 22 May 1941
Age at Death: 36
Year of Death: 1941
Memorial Name: Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference: Face 14.
Biographical Notes: Edward Prettejohns was the son of Edmond and Helena Prettejohns, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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