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Sydney Russell Herbert Stokes

Sydney Russell Herbert Stokes - This image may be subject to copyright

Sydney Russell Herbert Stokes - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Russell Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Stokes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Russell AWMM
  • Service number
    423946 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 Kamo, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.D. Stokes (mother), Beach Road, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    423946 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Herbert and Winifred Daisy Stokes, of Howick, Auckland

    Named Russell on the Howick Pakuranga War Memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 February 1944 AWMM
    Age 30 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 2.25 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Howick and Pakuranga War Memorial, Stockade Hill, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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