Son of Richard and Annie Sophia Cleaver, of Taihape, Wellington, New Zealand.
At the time of his death, he was "assigned" to the 32nd Infnatry - a fake regiment, part of Operation Crusade, a deception to make the Germans believe that more Allied troops existed. Other "fake" regiments included the 1st SAS and the 40th Armoured Division.
There are no public contributions written for this casualty
Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum