New Zealanders in World War 2 – Casualties

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
This excellent and easily searchable site contains detailed information about those killed in war. The register includes name, nationality, rank, regiment, unit, date of death, age, service number and the cemetery where the person is buried. Some entries provide details of next-of-kin. There are also descriptions of the cemetery sites and their history, including photographs of relevant gravestones.
The Cenotaph Database
A database compiled by the Auckland Museum which aims to list all those who served in war, from the New Zealand Wars until the present. The data which is currently available comprises those service personnel who were killed during war.

Other sources

New Zealand Registrar-General’s Office. War deaths, 1939-1945 [microfiche]
An alphabetical list of those killed in war. Records only the full name of the dead person and the registration number, which can be used to order a copy of the death certificate from the Registrar-General’s Office.
Kirby, C. Roll of souls, Cassino
Contains illustrations, a map, and a diagram of Cassino war cemetery. Alphabetical list of those buried in cemetery. Details include full name, rank, regimental number, date of death, age, names of parents and wives, New Zealand address.
Martyn, E.W. For your tomorrow: a record of New Zealanders who died while serving with the Royal New Zealand Air Force and allied services since 1915
Volume 1: 1915-1942; Volume 2: 1943-1998 (1943-5, pp. 45-356). Chronological, with names index. Records theatre/command and type of duty during which death occurred, brief description of event which resulted in death. Details include type of aircraft, full name, rank, number, age, honours and awards, and number of hours and operations flown. Other brief biographical details sometimes given.

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