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Ben Stainton

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  S_020. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel S_020. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ben AWMM
  • Surname
    Stainton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    805212 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
    Hera Stainton (wife), Tikitiki, East Cape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    805212 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 George Wanoa Stainton and Ellen Stainton, of Hicks Bay; husband of Hera Stainton, of Tikitiki, East Cape. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Matukuhou Cemetery, Hicks Bay, New Zealand AWMM Haukamau Family Plot. 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

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Sources

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