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Harold Stanley Cole

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Harold Stanley Cole - This image may be subject to copyright

Harold Stanley Cole - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Cole AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 70616 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 December 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Kaitieke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr H.A. Cole (father), Kaitieke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 70616 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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
    • Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Harold Cole died on September 28th, 1943 and is buried at Bourail Solomon Islands Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 12 June 2018 - Research

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Harold Arthur and Grace Catherine Cole. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 September 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 3. 29. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    His name is included on the Kaitieke War Memorial Cenotaph Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 12 June 2018 - Research

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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/2384933
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 32 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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20 November 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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