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Ronald Stuart Park

Portrait of Brigadier Ronald Stuart Park, Auckland Weekly News, 30 June 1943.  Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19430630-18-45. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Brigadier Ronald Stuart Park, Auckland Weekly News, 30 June 1943. Auckland Libraries He …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Park AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 66504 AWMM
    • WWII 855 AWMM
    • Korea 30004 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 February 1895 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
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  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs S.M. Park (mother), Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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Biographical information

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  • In August 1939, Park served as a military liason officer in London, in this position he was involved in the arrangements for the 2nd Echlon of the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, he was seconded for the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force in October 1941, commanding the United Kingdom Section of the Force, he held this position until December 1946. From February 1942, he was the New Zealand Representative on the British Chiefs of Staff Committee Joint Planning Staff in London. In the Paris Peace Conference in 1946, he served as the military adviser to the New Zealand delegation

    Commanded the Northern Military District from 1947 to 1950, Retired in July 1950. He was recalled from retirement to take up appointment of Kayforce Commander from 29 August 1950 to 28 November 1953. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    15 August 1980 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes Returned AWMM
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28 May 2020NormHavelock North, NZResearcher

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