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Herbert Stringfellow

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Portrait, Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Stringfellow AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28463 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Post Office, Hikurangi, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Post Office, Hikurangi, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs L. Stringfellow, C/o Post Office, Hikurangi, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Listed by CWGC as Infantry AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    28463 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eldest son of Mr and Mrs P. Stringfellow of Hikurangi. Born at Wigan, Lancashire, England, he came to New Zealand with his parents at the age of six and was educated at the Hikurangi School.

    He was an exceptionally keen footballer, playing with the Hikurangi League Team and with representative Northland team. Overseas he maintained his active interest and was playing football up to 17 September, six days before being killed in action.

    Sapper Stringfellow volunteered on 3 October 1940, and was drafted to Fiji, where he served for eight months in an engineering unit before returning to New Zealand for leave before being sent overseas. He served in the Middle East and Syria before going to Italy. He was employed in the Hikurangi coal mines. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 September 1944 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ravenna War Cemetery, Italy AWMM V. B. 26. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hikurangi War Memorial Hall, 24 King Street, Hikurangi AWMM
    • Hikurangi Primary School War Memorial, 4 Swan Ave, Hikurangi 0114 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 458 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 202 AWMM
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