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Stephen Robert William Bomford

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stephen Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Bomford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    R.R.W. Blomford AWMM
  • Service number
    38205 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
    Unknown AWMM 1 Hart Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Bessie Kathleen Bomford (mother), 1 Hart Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    38205 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Dr William Harold Bomford L.R.C.S.I., L.R.C.P.I., and of Bessie Kathleen Bomford, of Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand B.Sc.

    Two sons, brothers John Hamilton Bomford (NZ413808) and Stephen Robert William Bomford (38205) died in WW2.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.

    Named R.R.W. Blomford on the Takapuna War Memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 October 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 1. D. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, (ex RSA Roll, on a boulder), The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna Grammar School War Memorial, (Foyer, Library), 210 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 45 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM