Herbert Lance Elkington Unknown date of birth - 8 May 1943 Key details Contribute › Service number62804 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLance Corporal AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHerbert Lance AWMM SurnameElkington AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number62804 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 enlistmentWW2 AWMMLighthouse keeper AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMMadsenFrench PassNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss H.O. Hippolite (sister)MadsenFrench PassNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number62804 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMNelsonTasmanNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLance Corporal AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death8 May 1943 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathTunisia AWMM Death notesTunisia AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEnfidaville War CemeteryTunisia AWMM Grave referenceVI. D. 28. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Herbert Lance Elkington by laying a poppy. John Gordon Eliott Arthur Frederick Elkington Herbert Lance Elkington John Arthur Elkington Arthur Charles Elkins Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Herbert Lance Elkington Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 107 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.