New Zealand troops in Egypt after Crete

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New Zealand troops met Prime Minister Peter Fraser and Major-General Bernard Freyberg at Maadi Camp in Egypt following their evacuation from Crete, 1941.

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Posted: 11 Jul 2020

Frank Driesen SARGENT, 29th Battalion, departed New Zealand in September 1941 trained in Maadi Camp, Egypt, served in Syria then North Africa. Uncle Frank was wounded in October 1942 at Alamein in October 1942 and spent 8 weeks in hospital. Frank received his commission in December 1943. He was at the Battle of Monte Cassino in the first half of 1944 and in August was killed in action.
His burial plaque is in the War Cemetery near Arezzo, Italy.