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Harold Mostyn Staples

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Mostyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Staples AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    442483 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 August 1922 AWMM AWMM
    Scotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 June 1941 AWMM C/o K. Reid, Chester Road, Clareville RMD, Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.S. Ojala (sister), AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 28 September 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 4 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Harold was awarded a War pension in 1948

    Nominal Roll address recorded above, family note his sister's address as Ferguson Street, Woodville AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 92 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Spedding, John. (1983, November 26). Churchill hushed up a wartime gas disaster. New Zealand Herald, section 2 p. 2 AWMM