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Albert Ely Asser Staples

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Portrait, Bert taken at the 'Exact Time' studios, Esbakieh Square, Cairo, Egypt. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Ely Asser AWMM
  • Surname
    Staples AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bert AWMM
  • Service number
    41682 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 May 1919 AWMM EdinburghScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 July 1940 AWMM 311 Avenue Road, East Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Ojala (sister), Salvation Army, Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Libya Crusader AWMM
    • El Alamein AWMM
    • Tunisia AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41682 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Admitted to hospitals at Trentham, & Helwan, Egypt. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ellen

    His funeral was held at the Napier Salvation Army Citadel. The Bible reading was Psalm 103: 13-18 and was read from the bible his wife gave to him 63 years earlier on the occasion of their marriage. The Last Post and Reveille were played.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 January 2011 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • 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
  • Documents
    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 333 AWMM
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