Māori › Thomas Stuart Dickson Hayton Born 24 November 1910 - Died 22 May 2011 PDF Key details Service number472527 AWMM Also known asStuart AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW2 Lieutenant/Military AWMM Headquarters, Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Thomas Stuart Dickson Hayton - This image may be subject to copyright Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesThomas Stuart Dickson AWMM SurnameHayton AWMM Ingoa Also known asStuart AWMM Service number472527 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionPresbyterian, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth24 November 1910 AWMM Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentPre 2 September 1942 AWMM King Edward Street, Rotokari, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupationPlumbers' Merchant/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M.A. Hayton (wife), King Edward Street, Rotokari, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 12 January 1944 AWMM Married AWMM Married, 2 children AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignItaly AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number472527 AWMM Military service1 Battalion, Taranaki Regiment AWMM 25 Infantry Battalion AWMM 5 New Zealand Field Security Section AWMM New Zealand Temporary Service (NZTS) AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsCommander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) AWMM CBE. 1984 AWMM 1939-1945 Star AWMM Italy Star AWMM War Medal 1939-1945 AWMM New Zealand War Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military trainingInfantry, Counter-intelligence, Administration AWMM Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 2 September 1942 AWMM Age 32 AWMM Hardware manager/Civilian AWMM Stratford, Taranaki AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Mooltan AWMM Temporary Sergeant AWMM Infantry Reinforcements AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM Wounded admitted to 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Caserta AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW2 3 June 1946 AWMM Lieutenant/Military AWMM Headquarters, Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Ernest Colin Hayton and Lillian May (nee Dickson).Married first of Mabel Ann Kerr, daughter of Ezekiel and Matilda Kerr, 1939 (she died in 1979); and then of Mabel (Mabs) Elizabeth Gertrude Sargent, 1985. Four sons.Two of his brothers and a sister also served in World War 2. Gilbert McLean Hayton (42503) with the Royal Air Force, Alan Colin Hayton (281438) and Lilian Mary Hayton (W2239) with the New Zealand ForcesEducated Hawera Main School; New Plymouth Boys High School.Awarded the Jubilee Medal 1977Justice of the Peace (JP) 1942He was a businessman, and was Chairman of the Taranaki Harbours Board.Life member New Plymouth RSA, and mentioned in the Special Honours List NZRSA.Worked for CA Wilkinson Ltd, merchants, New Plymouth 1927-30, Stratford 1930-34, Eltham 1934-39. He then established his own plumbers' merchants business from 1946. Past President of the New Zealand Wholesale Hardware Federation, New Zealand Plumbers' Merchants Guild, NZ Galvanised Sheet Guild; Taranaki Harbour Board: Member 1958-83, Deputy Chairman 1970-74, Chairman 1974-83; Vice President and later President of the Harbours Association of NZ , 1980-83; Member Public Affairs Committee, International Association of Ports and Harbours, 1979-83.A long serving member of Rotary: Governor District 994 1956-57, Secretary District Adv Committee 1964-, Rep World Rotary President in Aust 1966, Member and Chairman community centre : school, home and scouts, community arts; Founder Probus Club, New Plymouth for retired and semi-retired men and women, and other Probus Clubs; established the New Plymouth Supperannuitants AssociationRecreation: walking, gardeningCenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Death22 May 2011 AWMM Age 100 AWMM New Plymouth, Taranaki AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryCremated AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryDeath notice: Dominion Post, 24 May 2011Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 24 May 2011 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Thomas Stuart Dickson Hayton by laying a poppy. Lilian Mary Hayton Thomas Earle Hayton Thomas Stuart Dickson Hayton Margarite Rosabel Haytor Albert Hayward Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Thomas Stuart Dickson Hayton Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksPuttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-25Ba.html Sources Used Stevens, W.G. (1958). problems of 2 NZEF. Wellington, N.Z. War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs. Digital copy http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Prob.html Sources Used DocumentsThe New Zealand Herald AWMM Dominion Post AWMM The New Zealand Herald AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 13: WW2 53 AWMM Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM p.494 AWMM Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM p.466 AWMM Stevens, W.G. (1958). Problems of 2 NZEF. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM p. 279 AWMM Dominion Post AWMM Death notice: 24 May 2011 AWMM The New Zealand Herald AWMM Death notice: 24 May 2011 AWMM Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM Information kindly provided by family AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. 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