Hugh James Raxworthy Unknown date of birth - 9 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number17992 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report 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 ForenamesHugh James AWMM SurnameRaxworthy AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number17992 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLandscape gardener AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM89 Waimarie RoadRiccartonChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs A. Rowe (sister) 89 Waimarie RoadRiccartonChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number17992 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Hugh Raxworthy was the son of Thomas Herbert Raxworthy and of Isadore Maud Raxworthy (nee Williams), of Riccarton, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death38 AWMM Date of death9 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAlamein MemorialEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 104. AWMM Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Hugh James Raxworthy by laying a poppy. Charles Edward Raxworthy Charles Herbert Raxworthy Hugh James Raxworthy John Robert Raxworthy Raymond Weyman Raxworthy Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Hugh James Raxworthy 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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 293 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.