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John Galloway

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  • Service number
    11165 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Engineers, 10 Railway Construction Company AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Galloway AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    11165 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW2 Assistant engineer/Civilian AWMM
    • WW2 Mining Engineer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.67
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11165 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.67
      Auckland, New Zealand 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.67
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      WW2 Sergeant 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.67
      9th (N.Z.) Railway Survey Company, N.Z. Engineers 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.67
      Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

    Prisoner of war

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    • Capture details
    • Days interned
    • Liberation date
    • POW liberation details
    • POW serial number

    Medical history

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    • Medical notes
      Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      Second Lieutenant AWMM
      New Zealand Engineers, 10 Railway Construction Company AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • John Galloway was the son of John and Jessie I. Galloway of Thames.

      Educated at Thames School of Mines, where he gained the President's Medal and a Mining Scholarship. At Otago University in 1937 he won the Turnbull-Thompson Medal for Surveying and in 1938 gained his A.O.S.M. and B.Sc Degree.

      He worked first in Waihi and Karangahake, gaining some practical mining experience.

      On arrival in Egypt with 2NZEF he was posted to Sudan in charge of a Survey Company and later was transferred to Divisional Engineers where he gained his Commission.

      Killed in land-mine explosion. AWMM
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    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
      26 AWMM
    • Date of death
      26 July 1942 AWMM
    • Cause of death
      Killed in Action AWMM
    • Place of death
      Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
    • Death notes
      Western Desert AWMM
    • Cemetery name
      El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Grave reference
      I. F. 21 AWMM
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    • Obituary

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    Sources

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    • External links
    • Documents
      Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.67 AWMM