John Russell Hayward Unknown date of birth - 27 November 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number14667 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLance Sergeant 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 Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2), War Memorial Pa … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Russell AWMM SurnameHayward AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number14667 AWMM Gender 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 AWMMClerk AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM141 Willis StreetWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs E. Hayward (mother)Lake RoadRotoruaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number14667 AWMM Military unitsInfantry Reinforcements AWMM Military serviceInfantry Reinforcements AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMMTemporary Sergeant AWMM 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 rankLance Sergeant AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Hayward was the son of Cecil Howard Hayward, and of Elizabeth Hayward (nee Raureti Mokonniarangi), of Rotorua, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death29 AWMM Date of death27 November 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War CemeteryAcromaLibya AWMM Grave reference14. H. 11. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Russell Hayward by laying a poppy. John Henry Hayward John Leslie Hayward John Russell Hayward Leonard Hayward Leslie Frank Hayward Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Russell Hayward Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond 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 206 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.