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Full Name: Maurice Archibald Aitcheson
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Maurice Archibald
Surname: Aitcheson
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 80666
First Known Rank: Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Mrs M.E. Aitcheson (mother), Kildare Street, Waikouaiti, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Kildare Street, Waikouaiti, New Zealand
Military District: Waiouru
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Army Tank Brigade
Embarkation Date: 1 July 1942 - 31 December 1942
Place of Embarkation: New Zealand
Campaigns: Italy
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 16 December 1943
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1943
Cemetery Name: Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: IX. E. 30.
Biographical Notes: Maurice Aitcheson was the son of Thomas and Maggie Elizabeth Aitcheson, of Waikouaiti, Otago.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait
  • Portrait from The Weekly News; 23 February 1944
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
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