Christopher Harris Unknown date of birth - Died 10 July 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Service number62729 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, World War 2 Roll of … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesChristopher AWMM SurnameHarris AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number62729 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 enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Motukaraka, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Harris (wife), Motukaraka, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number62729 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMKaikohe, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Age at death29 AWMM Date of death10 July 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAlamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMHokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 103 AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Christopher Harris by laying a poppy. Charles Robert Harris Charlie Harris Christopher Harris Christopher Raymond Harris Clarence Roy Harris Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Christopher Harris Leave a note Contribute › Processing Christopher was form Motukaraka, Hokianga area - He was killed in action 1942 in Egypt -- he was a member of the New Zealand Infantry, 28 (Maori) Battalion -- If you have any information on this person or family PLEASE make contact with me -- Many thanks Public - Leonard Harris - Researcher - 29 June 2016 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmSources UsedCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93-139.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-4796Further 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 148 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 29 June 2016Leonard HarrisNew ZealandResearcher Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.