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Maurice Lyttle

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Signalman Maurice Lyttle

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice AWMM
  • Surname
    Lyttle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    15486 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 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    15486 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.281 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.281
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.281
  • 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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  • Maurice Lyttle was the son of David Lyttle and of Annie Lyttle (nee McCarthy), of Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Ann Bathia Florence Lyttle, of Hampden, Otago. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. J. 13. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I am Maurice's Grandaughter. We have many letters left by Florence of his time at war. I would like to add his photo and more details to the cenotaph if there is no objection from other family members.
    Public - JANENE MAREE - Other relative - 2 July 2017
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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/2609166
    Sources Used
  • References
    • 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.281 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 February 2022Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher
02 January 2019GaryUranganDirect descendant
02 July 2017JANENE MAREEAUSTRALIAOther relative

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