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Stanley William Honeybun

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley William AWMM
  • Surname
    Honeybun AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    429786 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • Espiritu Santo AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    429786 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Val; father of Lynne, Jeff and Kevin; brother of David Honeybun

    Long-time Howick resident and business owner.

    In the Pacific he flew Catalina Flying Boat aircraft

    Howick Trading Company, owner, 19 years

    Member of Howick RSA; Tauranga Aeroclub; Matamata Aeroclub; Tauranga Model Aircraft Club; Coast Guard, Auckland AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    6 March 2005 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    Mount MaunganuiTauranga AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, March 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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