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Harry Osborne Stone

Photograph of Gunner Harry Osborne Stone 214902 taken a few years after Harry's discharge from the army late 1940s: exact date and location unknown. Image kindly provided by Clive Stone (June 2018). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Gunner Harry Osborne Stone 214902 taken a few years after Harry's discharge from the a …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Osborne AWMM
  • Surname
    Stone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 214902 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 March 1920 AWMM WarkworthNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
    7 March 1920 Public - Clive Robert - Child - 24 May 2018 - Family History
  • Place of birth
    Warkworth Public - Clive Robert - Child - 24 May 2018 - Family History
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Warkworth AWMM
    • Hepburn Creek Warkworth Public - Clive Robert - Child - 24 May 2018 - Family History
  • Post war occupation
    Saw miller (Ranui) , linesman and store man for Waitemata Electric Power Board (Henderson) Public - Clive Robert - Child - 24 May 2018 - family History
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. A.K. Stone, 19 Valentine St., Lower Hutt (w) AWMM
    • After the war, Harry settled in Henderson in West Auckland. He had three sons with his wife Adele Kathleen Snell: Bernard Allen, Clive Robert, Noel Lesdie. Public - Clive - Child - 1 June 2018 - Family history.
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 214902 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.80 Sawmiller/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.80
    WarkworthNorthland 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.80
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW2 Gunner/Military 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.80 Army Tank Brigade 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.80 Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM
    • Served in New Caledonia, Guadalcanal and the Treasury Islands as a member of F Troop of the 54th. Anti Tank Battery. Harry's No. 1 gun emplacement was at Wilsons Point on Stirling Island. He returned to New Zealand in 1944. Public - Clive - Child - 23 May 2018 - Harry's war diaries and military documentation.

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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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. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.80 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 June 2018CliveMangonui, Far North New ZealandChild
24 May 2018Clive RobertMangonui Northand New ZealandChild

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