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John Galloway

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Galloway AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 11165 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
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 11165 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Galloway was the son of John and Jessie I. Galloway of Thames.

    Educated at Thames School of Mines, where he gained the President's Medal and a Mining Scholarship. At Otago University in 1937 he won the Turnbull-Thompson Medal for Surveying and in 1938 gained his A.O.S.M. and B.Sc Degree.

    He worked first in Waihi and Karangahake, gaining some practical mining experience.

    On arrival in Egypt with 2NZEF he was posted to Sudan in charge of a Survey Company and later was transferred to Divisional Engineers where he gained his Commission.

    Killed in land-mine explosion. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 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. F. 21 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2094031
    Further Reference
  • 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
      p.67 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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