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64178   Private Thomas Heslop
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Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 21st Battalion, New Zealand Infantry (New Zealand Army)
Date Of Birth: 16/07/1912
Died: 17/12/1942 (Unknown)
Age: 30
Son of Alexander Heslop and of Rachel Heslop (nee Truman) of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tripoli War Cemetery
Grave Ref: Grave 12-E-10
CWGC Casualty 2168646
The Cemetery is in the Mansura district of Tripoli, 2.5 kilometres west of the city centre. It is located off the westWar ern end of Sharia Jamahuriya, close to the major roundabout at Bab Gargaresh. Access to the War and Military Cemeteries is via the now disused Italian Municipal Christian Cemetery. From the main gate of the municipal cemetery follow the avenue for about 100 metres to the small piazza with a crucifixion scene sculpture and turn left (east). The stepped entrance to the War Cemetery can then be seen 100 metres ahead.
References and Links
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1 Auckland Museum Details of Private Thomas Heslop incluuding grave photo
2 Dolores Cross Project No grave photo
3 NZ War Graves Project Photo of Private Thomas Heslop's gravestone
4 Tauranga Roll of Honour: WW2 Private Thomas Heslop listed
5 Tauranga RSA Cenotaph Private Thomas Heslop listed
6 WWII Cenotaph, Tauranga Private Thomas Heslop listed
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018