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Kenneth Stephen Shankland

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Portrait of Ken Shankland in uniform provided by John Ross. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait of Ken Shankland in uniform provided by John Ross. - This image may be subject to copyright …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Stephen AWMM
  • Surname
    Shankland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    15056 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • School Cadets AWMM
    • Sea Cadets AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2 4 February 1954 AWMM
    Age 15 AWMM
    School boy/Civilian 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Operational Service Medal Malasian Emergency AWMM


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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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • References
    • Western Leader AWMM
      Western Leader article 13 September 2007, p.2, including photograph of Kenneth in navy uniform. AWMM
    • Unpublished papers: family papers. AWMM

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