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Henry Robert Pierson-Stapleton

  • Service number
    WWII 61647 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Henry Robert Pierson Stapleton AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Pierson-Stapleton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Henry Robert Pierson Stapleton AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 61647 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    20 September 1916 Public - Clare - Other relative - 3 October 2021 - Henry's book: "Life is what you Make It. Memoirs of Henry Pierson". Silver Fox Associates, 2001.
  • Place of birth
    Cobden, Grey, West Coast new Zealand Public - Clare - Other relative - 3 October 2021 - Henry's book: "Life is what you Make It. Memoirs of Henry Pierson". Silver Fox Associates, 2001.
  • Birth notes
    Henry was born in Cobden, Grey, West Coast New Zealand. His parents died in the influenza epidemic. Public - Clare - Other relative - 3 October 2021 - Henry's book: "Life is what you Make It. Memoirs of Henry Pierson". Silver Fox Associates, 2001.
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM Hampden St., Hokianga AWMM
    • Henry lived with his paternal aunt Olla Mary Francis (Pierson) and uncle James Hornsby Stapleton in Hampden Street HOKITIKA, West Coast, New Zealand. (not Hokianga) Public - Clare - Other relative - 3 October 2021 - Henry's book: "Life is what you Make It. Memoirs of Henry Pierson". Silver Fox Associates, 2001.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. O. Stapleton, Hampden St., Hokianga (aunt) AWMM
    • HOKITIKA (not Hokianga) Public - Clare - Other relative - 3 October 2021 - Henry's book: "Life is what you Make It. Memoirs of Henry Pierson". Silver Fox Associates, 2001.
  • Relationship status
    • Single/WWII AWMM
    • Henry married Patricia Lorna Yates in St Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 28 December 1948. Pat was a Registered Nurse. Public - Clare - Other relative - 3 October 2021 - Henry's book: "Life is what you Make It. Memoirs of Henry Pierson". Silver Fox Associates, 2001.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 61647 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.333 Carpenter/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.333
    GreymouthGrey District 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.333
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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  • 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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Sources

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  • References
    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
    p.333 AWMM

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03 October 2021ClareGreymouthOther relative

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