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Lyttelton Lucas Cubitt

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Portrait, Weekly News; 1 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lyttelton Lucas AWMM
  • Surname
    Cubitt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack Cubitt AWMM
  • Service number
    61952 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 July 1912 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 10 July 1940 AWMM C/o Mrs Bruford, Short Avenue, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.J. Cubitt (wife), C/o Mrs Bruford, Short Avenue, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 10 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Taxi Driver/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 4 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lyttelton Cubitt was the son of Frank and Maud Mary Cubitt, of Auckland; husband of Hemia Joan Cubitt, of Mangere, Auckland.

    He declared he was single at attestation

    Reputed to have been killed by friendly fire, possibly American and he had just left the truck when the bombs fell. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM XVI. D. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second 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. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 84 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Military Service Record (copy) on file at Auckland War Memorial Museum AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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