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Steven Kirkwood


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Steven AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirkwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    813528 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Tainui AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Railways, Huntly, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R.N. Hika (aunt), Hakanoa Street, Huntly, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    813528 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Porter/Civilian AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Rest in Love Papa xx Thank you for everything you have done for our country and for your whanau. We love you.
    Love Jose and whanau xx
    Public - Jose - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
  • Rest in Love sir!

    Have loved hearing of your stories growing up - and although I didn’t get to know you like a lot of the fam - I have so much respect for you. Thank you for your bravery and willingness to do what you needed to for the betterment of others, and the betterment of your future whanau.

    Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua
    Public - Tony O’Rourke - Other relative - 25 April 2020
  • I will never forget you taking me to my very first dawn parade at the Auckland Museum. I was so in awe of you Papa, and proud to be there with you. Thank you for teaching us the importance of Anzac Day and for fighting for our freedom. Love you and miss you forever. Your mokopuna, Gina xxx
    Public - Gina Smith Lawson - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
  • Rest in Love Papa Kirkwood x
    Public - Keenan & Koston - Other relative - 11 April 2019



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 53 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


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020JoseAuckland Direct descendant
25 April 2020Tony O’RourkeAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
11 April 2019Keenan & Koston AucklandOther relative
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