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Hector Lawrence Mallett

Tpr Mallett’s head stone in the war cemetery on the island of Rhodes, Greece.

Head stone

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hector Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Mallett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16545 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
    Unknown AWMM C/o A.H. Frank, Makahu Rural Delivery, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Mallett (father), Seden Street, Temuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16545 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Hector Mallett was the son of William and Cecelia Mallett, of Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 October 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Aegean IslandsGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Island of Levita Public - Brian Hector - Other relative - 23 October 2015 - Letters from Commanding Officer and and his Captain.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rhodes War Cemetery, Greece AWMM 4. B. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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/937400
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. 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 234 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1949). Long Range Desert Group in Libya, 1940-41. Wellington, N.Z. : War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Kay, R. L. (1950). Long Range Desert Group in the Mediterranean. Wellington, N.Z. : War History Branch Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Sanders, J. (1976). Desert patrols : New Zealanders with the Long Range Desert Group. Auckland: Wilson and Horton. AWMM
    • Gower-Collins, C. (1999). Raids, road watches, and reconnaisance : an analysis of the New Zealand contribution to the Long Range Desert Group in North Africa, 1940-1943 : a thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in History at Massey University [Dissertation]. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 August 2022JohnPebble BeachResearcher
16 June 2022RobertWellington, New ZealandOther
23 October 2015Brian HectorAuckland (formely in Geraldine)Other relative

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