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Douglas Alexander Body

Memorial Drive, 1939-1945, Devonport Memorial Drive. Image provided by John Halpin 2013, CC BY John Halpin 2013

Memorial Drive, 1939-1945, Devonport Memorial Drive. Image provided by John Halpin 2013, CC BY John …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Body AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    60222 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.M. Lechie, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    60222 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.45 Soldier/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.45
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.45
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Douglas Body was the son of William Edward and Minnie Body; husband of Lola Margaret Body, of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 1. A. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Memorial Drive, 1939-1945, Devonport Memorial Drive, Auckland AWMM
    • Memorial Drive, Lake Road, Devonport, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2110309
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second 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. AWMM
      p.45 AWMM
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