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Jack Osbourne Stone

Portrait in uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait in uniform - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Osbourne AWMM
  • Surname
    Stone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    44931 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 February 1923 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Dunoon Road, Browns Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.M. Stone (mother), Dunoon Road, Browns Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Italy AWMM
    • 1946-1948 British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    44931 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart Attack AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • When first tried to enlist, Jack was declined as he was on essential service. He was finally allowed to, but instead of the Navy which is where he wished to serve, he was very disappointed to find himself in the Army.

    He talked very little about his war service, but one story he told was when he was working as a despatch motorbike rider in Egypt. He came across and stopped in front of a wire stretched across the road at neck height. This had been left by the enemy to decapitate the riders.

    Jack Stone married Hilda Latimer and had four children : Beth, Grant, Heather & Trudy.

    Other members of his immediate family to serve in World War II were his father Stephen Osbourne, who had also served in the First World War, and brothers Arthur Osbourne (known as Tap) and Leslie Osbourne Stone. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    18 May 1981 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    MilfordNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald 20.5.1981 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • Love you Dad and never stopped missing you. Xx❤️❤️
    Public - Trudy Lee - Child - 20 April 2023



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  • External links
  • References
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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20 April 2023Trudy LeeAuckland New ZealandChild
26 April 2015trudyAuckland nzChild

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