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Donald Oliphant Stewart

Major D O Stewart

Donald Oliphant Stewart

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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 20th April 1918 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 November 2023 - NZ BDM Birth records
  • Place of birth
    Whakatane Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 November 2023 - NZ BDM Birth records
  • Birth notes
    Son of Alfred Oliphant & Adeline Cecila STEWART Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 November 2023 - NZ BDM Birth records
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Toroa Street, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Stewart (mother), Toroa Street, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1944 Donald Oliphant STEWART married Muriel Thelma PARR Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 November 2023 - NZ BDM Marriage records


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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    • Major Public - Courtney - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Family Oral History

Biographical information

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About death

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  • 20 April 1918 to 25 April 1993 Thinking of you today this 22nd anniversary of your passing. Thank you for your contribution Granddad.
  • Your contribution to the universal goal of freedom is worthy of all praise. Dearest uncle Don, e waipuke ana toku ngakau i te tai aroha mou. Fondly remembered by your grand niece and mokopuna of your beloved sister Hineroa. Arohanui na drinA. 💞💞💞
    Public - Drina - Other Relative - 8 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 336 AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Ko te Reo Huringa Tau o te Ope Maori Tuarua, i noho ki Remuera, Ohaeawai, 1942-43: The Anniversary Magazine of the Second Maori Battalion, Remuera, Ohaeawai 1942-1943. Patrick Smyth Papers, MS-2002-147, Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of Members of the 2nd Maori Battalion, 26th January 1943. Part of the 2nd Maori Battalion Anniversary Magazine. (MS-2002-147). Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 November 2023Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher
22 April 2015CourtneyWhakatane, New ZealandOther Relative
08 April 2015DrinaAucklandOther Relative

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