Rex Southon Unknown date of birth - 7 July 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number9214 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 Portrait from The Weekly News; 30 July 1941 - This image may … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRex AWMM SurnameSouthon AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9214 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 AWMMTransport driver AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM10 Herald TerraceWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr T. Southon (father)Inangahua JunctionNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number9214 AWMM Military units Military service 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 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMNew Zealand Engineers, 6 Field Company AWMMPrivate 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 rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Rex Southon was the son of Thomas and Louisa Clara Southon, of Inangahua Junction, Nelson, New Zealand.CWGC lists first names as Ilex Vernon Rex AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death7 July 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathEgypt AWMM Death notesEgypt AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameCairo War Memorial CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceK. 68. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Rex Southon by laying a poppy. Samuel Southgate Henry Southon Rex Southon John Southward Keith Southward Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Rex Southon 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. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 170 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.