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Brian Irvin Bassett

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Irvin AWMM
  • Surname
    Bassett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 9233 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 September 1911 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 228 Fitzgerald Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs J.S. Bassett (wife), 453 Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brian Bassett was the son of Samuel Kennedy Bassett and of Jane Bassett (nee Priest), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand; husband of Joyce Bassett, of Christchurch. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    5 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I. G. 15. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    A pew inscribed with his name and date of death. Cathedral Grammar school, Christchurch, New Zealand. Public - Sarndra - 28 June 2020 - Press, 6 August 1943; Paperspast portal; National Library of New Zealand; https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19430806.2.51?items_per_page=100&phrase=2&query=robert+henry+clifford&snippet=true&sort_by=byDA.rev

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Sources

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
      WW2 2: WW2 14 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
      Henderson, J. (1954). p.90 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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28 June 2020SarndraAuckland, New ZealandOther

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