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Noel Laurence Stent

Photograph of Able Seaman Noel L Stent on his wedding day in 1927. Image kindly provided by Richard Stent (May 2019). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Able Seaman Noel L Stent on his wedding day in 1927. Image kindly provided by Richard …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Noel Laurence AWMM
  • Surname
    Stent AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZD566 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 September 1906 AWMM FitzherbertManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 89 Norfolk Street, Ponsonby, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Ruth Stent (wife), 89 Norfolk Street, Ponsonby, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1927 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    Catherine Ruth Stent (nee McRae) AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 ft 9.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Medical, InterWar AWMM
      Caught Malaria in Samoa with the Royal Navy AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Prior to enlistment with the Royal New Zealand Navy, Noel Stent had served with the New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy. On re-enlistment in 1939 he had four children, Noeleen, Ronald, Lynne and Gail a fifth child Keris was born after the cessation of the war.

    Throughout Noel Stent's naval career he served in various locations, in the Pacific, the United Kingdom and South America. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    16 March 1987 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Published in the New Zealand Herald, 1987. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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05 June 2019RichardAustraliaDirect descendant

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