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Kenneth Gordon Staiger

Portrait, Lance Corporal Staiger - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Lance Corporal Staiger - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Staiger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41518 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1911 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 6 January 1941 AWMM Waitoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Alma Staiger (wife), Farmer's Road, Waitoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Military Hospital 201, Bergamo, Italy AWMM
      Bergamo, Italy AWMM
      1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - PG 17, Rezzanello, Italy AWMM
    • WW2 POW - PG 52, La Chiavari, Italy AWMM
    • WW2
      PoW - camp unstated AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 15 July 1943 WW2 POW Medically Unfit (R25405151) Returned to New Zealand AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Spectacles AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dentures AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 6 November 1943 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Born 27 Hepburn Street, Auckland

    Temporary Lance Corporal - 5 February 1941

    Private - 17 May 1941

    Returned to NZ on HMS 'Tairea' April 1943 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 September 1991 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM RSA Plot 1752 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Northern Advocate 25 September 1991 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • Thinking of you today Dad x x
    Public - Leone - Child - 25 April 2020
  • RIP. Dad, Warren
    Public - Warren - Child - 21 April 2020



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020LeoneWhangarei NZChild
21 April 2020WarrenRedcliffe Australia Child
06 December 2019RonaldPalmerston NorthOther

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