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Stuart Lindsay Snelling

Family grave memorial detail, Stuart Lindsay Snelling (24784), St Johns Presbyterian Church cemetery (photo John Halpin February 2013) - CC BY John Halpin

Family grave memorial detail, Stuart Lindsay Snelling (24784), St Johns Presbyterian Church cemetery …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stuart Lindsay AWMM
  • Surname
    Snelling AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Buster AWMM
  • Service number
    24784 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 Fort Cautley, North Head, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Catherine Snelling (mother), Fiji, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24784 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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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  • Stuart Snelling was the son of Ernest and Catherine Snelling, of Auckland, New Zealand.

    Member of College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 14. E. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Family grave memorial, St Johns Presbyterian Church cemetery, 120 Great South Rd Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM
    • Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434 AWMM
    • Cambridge World War Two War Memorials AWMM
    • Cambridge World War Two War Memorials AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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