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Stuart Laurence Meares

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Signed contract between Alfred Andreassend, Ivan Hay, Richard George Mangham and Stuart Laurence Meares who were all Prisoners of War together, and agreed to meet in Nelson, on the second Monday of 1945. Image kindly provided by Gordon Andreassend (April 2021).

Signed contract between Alfred Andreassend, Ivan Hay, Richard George Mangham and Stuart Laurence Mea …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stuart Laurence AWMM
  • Surname
    Meares AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 11784 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 December 1916 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM 22 Bryndwr Rd., Bryndwr, Christchurch AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. S. Mears, 22 Bryndwr Rd., Bryndwr, Christchurch (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.128 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.128
    ChristchurchCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.128
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      15 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 32871 AWMM

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
    2006 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • 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
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.128 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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