John Morton Bassett Unknown date of birth - Died 15 July 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number13886 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate 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 as 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › 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 units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body 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 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 Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceXXVIII. A. 19. AWMM Memorial Contribute › 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 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Morton Bassett Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used Documents Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.