Māori › Douglas Haig Elder Died 29 June 1942 PDF Key details Service number3509 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankDriver/Military AWMM New Zealand Army Service Corps, Ammunition Company AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel E_004. Image taken June 2020. © Auckland Museum CC BY AWMM Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesDouglas Haig AWMM SurnameElder AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number3509 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs L. Elder (mother), Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number3509 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Plasterer's labourer/Civilian AWMM Tauranga, Bay of Plenty AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM 2nd Division Ammunition Company AWMM 2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankDriver/Military AWMM New Zealand Army Service Corps, Ammunition Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Thomas Lawson Elder and Louise Elder, of Tauranga, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death29 June 1942 AWMM Age 26 AWMM Egypt, North Africa AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Death notes CemeteryAlexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 1. H. 20. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Douglas Haig Elder by laying a poppy. David Elder David Eric Elder Douglas Haig Elder Edward Elder Eric Neil Elder Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Douglas Haig Elder Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-1993-139 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2110548 Sources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 1: WW2 54 AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.