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Full Name: Hugh James Raxworthy
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Hugh James
Surname: Raxworthy
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 17992
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Landscape gardener
Next of Kin: Mrs A. Rowe (sister) 89 Waimarie Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 89 Waimarie Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 293
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 9 July 1942
Age at Death: 38
Year of Death: 1942
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 104.
Biographical Notes: Hugh Raxworthy was the son of Thomas Herbert Raxworthy and of Isadore Maud Raxworthy (nee Williams), of Riccarton, 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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