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Phillip Walter D'Arcy Stewart

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Phillip Walter D'Arcy AWMM
  • Surname
    Stewart AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Oct 1917 Press Release: French Embassy in New Zealand WaiauCanterbury Press Release: French Embassy in New Zealand
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1944 Press Release: French Embassy in New Zealand
    No 25 Operational Training Unit (OTU) AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 Press Release: French Embassy in New Zealand
    Age 23 AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force Press Release: French Embassy in New Zealand
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  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details
    Embarked overseas AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • "On Thursday the 7th of May, H.E. Mrs Florence Jeanblanc-Risler, Ambassador of France to New Zealand, will present Cantabrians Mr Alan Williams Davis and Mr Phillip Walter D’Arcy Stewart with the medal of Knight of the national Order of the Legion of Honour during a ceremony at the Christchurch Memorial RSA" (Source: Cantabrian World War II soldiers to be awarded French Legion (5 May 2015) Press Release: French Embassy in New Zealand).

    Stewart completed over 300 sorties durign 370 operational hours on Spitfires. He was also involved in D-Day operations. AWMM
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About death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference



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