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Stanley Edward Askin

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Askin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    238799 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 Aorangi Downs, Albury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr N.S. Askin (brother), Albury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    238799 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry Walter and Edith Maude Askin, of Albury

    Two sons, brothers Stanley Edward (238799) and Ralph Winston (NZ40957) lost their lives in WW2 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM X. C. 21 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Albury War Memorial, State Highway 8, MacKenzie District, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2182438
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 14 AWMM
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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