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Albert Desmond Stanford

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Portrait of Leading Aircraftman Albert Desmond Stanford, Auckland Weekly News, 25 March 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19420325-24-32. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Leading Aircraftman Albert Desmond Stanford, Auckland Weekly News, 25 March 1942. Auckla …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Desmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Stanford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ414146 AWMM
    • WWII 414146 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Ross - Other Relative - 14 August 2015 - B D M Records
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 February 1911 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    7 February 1911 Public - Ross - Other relative - 20 February 2016 - B D M records
  • Place of birth
    Huiroa, Taranaki, New Zealand. Public - Ross - Other relative - 20 February 2016 - B D M records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Son of James Leslie Stanford and Margaret Stanford [Nee Jones] Public - Ross - Other relative - 20 February 2016 - B D M records
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ414146 AWMM
    • WWII 414146 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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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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  • Killed in an air raid on the SS Darvel which was evacuating troops from Singapore to Java and buried at sea AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    TebrauMalaysia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore AWMM
    • Taumarunui War Memorial Hall, Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui, King Country, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 1 December 2020 - research
    • Ohura Memorial Hall, Ngarimu Street, Ohura, King Country, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 8 December 2020 - research

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  • Albert Desmond Stanford Born: 7 Feb 1911, Huiroa, Taranaki, New Zealand.
    Public - Ross - Other Relative - 14 August 2015
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Sources

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Contributors

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08 December 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
20 February 2016RossBulls NZOther relative

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