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Hi, I'm fairly new to this but here is what I have just found:
From the war Graves Photographic Project
Cemetery: Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma
Official Number: 2965
Unit: 18th Bn. New Zealand Infantry
Nationality: New Zealand
27/11/41 Age 28 6. G. 2. Son of John Arkell Gillett and Margaret A. Gillett, of Auckland City, New Zealand.
From Auckland War Memorial
Keith Dudley Gillett
RANK LAST HELD
World War II, 1939-1945
FIRST KNOWN RANK
OCCUPATION BEFORE ENLISTMENT
NEXT OF KIN
Mrs Margaret A. Gillett (mother), 10 Paratai Drive, Auckland, New Zealand
Albany, Auckland, New Zealand
BODY ON EMBARKATION
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
5 January 1940
PLACE OF EMBARKATION
Wellington, New Zealand
NOMINAL ROLL NUMBER
PAGE ON NOMINAL ROLL
LAST UNIT SERVED
18 Infantry Battalion
PLACE OF DEATH
DATE OF DEATH
27 November 1941
AGE AT DEATH
YEAR OF DEATH
CAUSE OF DEATH
Killed in action
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
6. G. 2.
Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
Son of John Arkell Gillett and Margaret A. Gillett, of Auckland City, New Zealand.
Attended King's College 1928-29 and was a member of St John's House.
Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.
DESCRIPTION OF IMAGE
Portrait, Weekly News 24 December 1941
Takapuna War Memorial WW2 name panel 3 (photo John Halpin, July 2013)
Takapuna War Memorial (photo John Halpin, July 2013)
New Zealand History online: Takapuna War Memorial
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
I have no idea if you already have this information or not but thought it may be of interest to you.
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