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Stanley William Edney

Portrait from The Weekly News; 5 July 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 5 July 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley William AWMM
  • Surname
    Edney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    12 March 1919 Public - Brian - Other relative - 27 October 2015 - Year taken from Michigan Marriage records, actual date taken from border crossing 7 Oct 1941 from Canada to US
  • Place of birth
    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Public - Brian - Other relative - 27 October 2015 - Taken from border crossing 7 Oct 1941 from Canada to US. Actual location was Campsie, a suburb
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    • Married/WWII AWMM
    • Wife: Mary Georgia Cullen. They were married 22 Nov 1941 in River Rouge, Michigan, USA Public - Brian - Other relative - 27 October 2015 - Taken from Michigan Marriage records. Mary was my third cousin.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Stanley Edney was the son of Aubrey and Margaret Edney, of Petone, Wellington; husband of Mary Georgia Edney. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Atlantic Ocean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, 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/2563905
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM

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27 October 2015BrianHamilton, CanadaOther relative
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