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Gwenith Ivy Stevens

Portrait of Gwenith Ivy Stevens, W3492 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Lisa Harrington 1108-2619. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Gwenith Ivy Stevens, W3492 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Lisa Harrington 1108-2619. CC-B …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gwenith Ivy AWMM
  • Surname
    Stevens AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Gwen AWMM
    • Pollard AWMM
    • Joy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII W3492 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
    Women's Auxilliary 2 (WA2)/Military Errol Martyn WAAF Research
  • Enlistment
    WW2 8 June 1943 Errol Martyn WAAF Research
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Member of the Howick RSA. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1 January 2018 RSA Review
    Age 96 AWMM
    East Coast BaysAuckland RSA Review
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 January 2018. STEVENS, Gwenith Ivy (Gwen) (nee Pollard). W3492 WAAF. On Monday, 1 January 2018. Passed away peacefully in her 97th year. Loved wife of the late Ron. Youngest daughter of the late Herbert and Lucy Pollard. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Lenore and Grant Brebner, and Murray and Roz Stevens. Loved Nana to Mark, Neal, Nicola, Becky, Amy, Lucy and Emma. Nana Gwen to six great grandchildren. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
    NZ-On-Screen Memories of Service 5
    Further Reference
  • References
    • The Last Post in RSA Review, Vol 94. No 1, Autumn 2018 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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