John Morton Bassett Unknown date of birth - Died 15 July 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number13886 AWMM Also known asMort Public - Max - Other Relative - 15 July 2015 - family ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Morton AWMM SurnameBassett AWMM Ingoa Also known asMort Public - Max - Other Relative - 15 July 2015 - family Service number13886 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number13886 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Bassett was the son of John Bassett and of Anne Eliza Bassett (nee Penny), of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death15 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceXXVIII. A. 19. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Morton Bassett by laying a poppy. James John Bassett John Bassett John Morton Bassett Leonard Martin Bassett Louis William Bassett Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Morton Bassett Leave a note Contribute › Processing Thank You Where you are resting now is a lot more peaceful and relaxing then what you would have had to witness. Public - Darby - Other relative - 24 December 2015 Report Shame we never got to meet you! Grace (Victoria) Bassett (Great niece) Public - Victoria Maree - Direct descendant - 24 December 2015 Report thanks for doing what u did Public - Darby - Other Relative - 23 May 2015 Report 1 2 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used Documents Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 24 December 2015Victoria MareeIsland Bay, Wellington Direct descendant 15 July 2015MaxAuckland, NZOther Relative 23 May 2015Darbyauckland nzOther Relative 23 May 2015MaxAuckland, NZOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.