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Stanchell Edward Harber



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanchell Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Harber AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 9531 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 November 1899 Family source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM 27 Woodlands Rd., Hillary, Durban, South Africa AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E.J. Harber, care of Wykeham School, 228 West St., Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM


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
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.78 Nurse (Mental Hospl.) 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.78
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.78
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Following service as a Despatch Rider (Don-R) in the First World War, 1914-1916 (aged 13 years), Stanchell Harber travelled to South Africa where he was attached to the staff of Sir John Glynn (former Governor of New South Wales ), whom he attended. He then worked as Superintendent of Vaal Reef Mine Hospital before emigrating to New Zealand. After serving in the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Second World War he returned to South Africa where he resumed work at the Reef Springs Mines and subsequently worked at Edendale Hospital, Natal. Family source.

    First name listed incorrectly as 'Stanishell' on Nominal Roll. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    1974 Family source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    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.78 AWMM
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