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Arthur Robert Steffert

Portrait, Weekly News reported as dying of wounds - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News reported as dying of wounds - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Steffert AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 21255 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre Jun 1940 AWMM C/o Mr Parkinson, Victoria Avenue, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Marian Steffert (mother) , 262 High Street, Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag 383 (previously Oflag III-C), Hofenfells, Bavaria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - Kokkinia Prisoner-of-War Hospital, Kokinia, Greece WW2 POW Medically Unfit (R25405151)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland WW2 POW Medically Unfit (R25405151)
  • 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 Muir AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 April 2008 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
    MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Clareville Cemetery, Chester Road, Clareville, Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Lawn Plot 4884 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Carterton District Council cemetery record
    http://219.88.71.225:81/cgi-bin/cemetery/ceep?ep&K2&4884
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 175 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Prisoners of War 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Repatriated Medically Unfit Protected Personnel [WW2 POW Medically Unfit], 1943 [1946], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393/1/v (R25405151) AWMM

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