Clifford Frank Gracia Unknown date of birth - 15 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number16794 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate 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 ForenamesClifford Frank AWMM SurnameGracia AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number16794 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 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMBenoit StreetAkaroaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr F. Gracia (father)Benoit StreetAkaroaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number16794 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMMApr 1941-Jun 1941 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMApr 1941-Jun 1941 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforcements 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 rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Clifford Gracia was the son of Frank and Martha Susan Jane Gracia, of Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 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 referenceXXVIII. C. 14. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Clifford Frank Gracia by laying a poppy. William George Gracey William John Taylor Gracey Clifford Frank Gracia Alexander Gracie Alexander Ernest Gracie Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Clifford Frank Gracia Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedPringle, D., Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copyhttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.htmlSources 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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 134 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.