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Stewart Hook

  • Service number
    65424 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait from The Weekly News; 11 October 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait from The Weekly News; 11 October 1944 - This image … Read more


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stewart AWMM
  • Surname
    Hook AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65424 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Ohinemutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr I. Hook (father), Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Italy AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65424 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Stewart Hook was the son of Ipu and Tahere Hook; nephew of Stewart Smith, of Whakaki, Hawke's Bay. AWMM


About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    1 August 1944 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Bolsena War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III, A, 5. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Stewart Hook is my uncle he is a first cousin to my father.Lest we forget Ka maumahara tonu matou ki a ratou.xo
    Public - cina - Other relative - 24 April 2017
  • My Dad Stewart Egypt Smith was named after Stewart Hook. My dad is buried at the Walker cemetery in Nuhaka and We have a memorial plaque at the base of my dads headstone.
    Public - Llana - Other relative - 23 April 2017
  • My Mother Caroline Hook Manuirirangi was his sister
    Public - Charlene - Other Relative - 26 April 2015
  • This is my father's uncle. His name is Stewart Manu. He is the son of Stewart Hook's sister Caroline Manu but was Caroline Hook before marriage. Do not know much because nan has passed on but thanks for what you did Stewart Hook. LEST WE FORGET!!!
    Public - Andrew Manu - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old, Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn, At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them A poppy laid for you Papa Stewart
    Public - Maria Vanessa - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • A poppy for my Koro Stewart Hook. His sister, Miriam Hook (Babs), was my maternal grandmother. My dear mum who very recently passed was Ahenata Pingao Dwyer (nee Walker), my maternal grandfather was Sydney Walker
    Public - Mary - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • Kia ora. Koro Stewart is my grandmothers brother. Miriama Hook (Nanny mummy) is my grandmother. She married my koro (Nanny daddy) Matenga Hapi. I grew up in Wairoa, Whakaki and Nuhaka. Hoping to one day travel to Bolsena Cemetery where Koro Stewart lays. xxoox
    Public - Natasha Credence - Other Relative - 23 February 2015
  • This is my mothers uncle. Her name is Hiraina Hook. Daughter to Rewi Mangu Hook and Dinah Hook. I do not know much about my family as we have grown up elsewhere away from Whakaki. Much love and respect to my family.
    Public - Shannon Pani - Other Relative - 26 January 2015



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      1944 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 166 AWMM


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26 April 2015CharleneManaia Taranaki New ZealandOther Relative
25 April 2015Andrew ManuMelbourne AustraliaOther Relative
25 April 2015Maria VanessaWairoa, New ZealandOther Relative