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Stanley John Higgins

This picture is of my Koro, Stanley John Higgins. Although we never met, this picture hangs in our whare so a piece of you is always with us. x0x0.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley John AWMM
  • Surname
    Higgins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Stan AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 415241 AWMM
    • WWII NZ415241 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male 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
    Married/Post WWII AWMM
    Delia Tihakahurangi Higgins; 7 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 415241 AWMM
    • WWII NZ415241 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Matsonia AWMM

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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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
    8 December 1971 Probate
    Age 49 AWMM
    MuruparaBay of Plenty Probate
  • 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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  • External links
    'Returned Airmen' Auckland Star, 14 April 1945
    https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AS19450414.2.39
    Further Reference
  • References
    This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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05 March 2021JessicaMurupara, New ZealandDirect descendant

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