John Utranage Vaughan Unknown date of birth - 15 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number14301 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLance Corporal AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry 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 Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Utranage AWMM SurnameVaughan AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number14301 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 AWMMTraveller AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMC/o P.O. Box 16GreymouthWest CoastNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr P. Vaughan (father)51 Halifax StreetNelsonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number14301 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMGreymouthWestlandSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1940 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1940 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMTemporary Corporal 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 AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Vaughan was the son of Patrick and R. Mary Vaughan, of Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death36 AWMM Date of death15 July 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceII. F. 3. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Utranage Vaughan by laying a poppy. James Vaughan John Edgar Vaughan John Utranage Vaughan Joseph Vaughan Joseph Vaughan Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Utranage Vaughan Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksGlue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, Historical Publications Branch. Digital copy.http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.htmlSources UsedCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsCooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 487 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.