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VC1214    The Reverend Keith Elliott

Name   The Reverend Keith Elliott   No.      

VC Issue No.   1214   Awards   VC   

Regiment   2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 22nd Battalion



Rank VC Won    Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Second Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Apiti, New Zealand

Place Of Death   Te Omanga Hospice, Lower Hutt, North Island, New Zealand

Buried/Location Ashes   Paraparaumu Cemetery, Lower Hutt, North Island, New Zealand


Date Buried/Cremated   12 October 1989

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.   Returned Servicemen's Lawn Section

Gazetted    24 September 1942

VC Presented   September 1944, Governor-General of New Zealand, Sir C Newall, New Zealand


Headstone, Paraparaumu Cemetery, Lower Hutt, North Island, New Zealand

Memorial at Returned Servicemen's Association HQ, Dunedin, New Zealand

Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queens Gardens, Dunedin, New Zealand

Elliott Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Elliott Street, Taradale, Napier, New Zealand

By The Way…

VC Held By

Queen Elizabeth II Army Memorial Museum, Waiouru, New Zealand



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BORN    25 April 1916

DIED   7 October 1989   AGE   73

VC Won   15 July 1942    AGE    26

Place VC Won   Ruweisat, Egypt

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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