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Cuthbert Ross Stokes

Headstone, Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to cop …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cuthbert Ross AWMM
  • Surname
    Stokes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    434006 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    434006 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Reginald Cuthbert and Beatrice Mary Stokes, of Christchurch. Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Brother of Leicester James Mottram STOKES who died on 15 September 1944 at Christchurch Hospital aged 19 and is buried in Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch. Also brother of Marie. Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 26 December 2018 - Paperspast portal via National Library of New Zealand; https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19440916.2.6?query=Stokes&sort_by=byDA&items_per_page=10&phrase=2&start_date=14-09-1944&end_date=31-12-1944&snippet=true
      Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database; http://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/interment.asp?id=43052
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1945 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 4. C. 21 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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/2209968
    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
      p.381 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.136 AWMM

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26 December 2018SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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