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Winston Vernon Stark

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Winston Vernon AWMM
  • Surname
    Stark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ3518 AWMM
    • WWII 3518 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 February 1923 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ3518 AWMM
    • WWII 3518 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Winston Stark was the son of George Harry and Eliza Florence Stark, of Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Loch LevenKinross-shire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Murie Cemetery, Perthshire, Scotland AWMM Sec. B. Grave 370. 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
    • I am a local historian who came across a new memorial to a NZ flying officer a few miles from my home, he is Winston Vernon Stark and I don’t think the latest memorial is listed in this site so wished to pass on a photograph. Public - Dougal - Researcher - 9 March 2021 - Only source I have is the photo to share with his memorial page.

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2457899
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol 2, p.71 AWMM
    • Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
      p.124 AWMM

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09 March 2021Dougal Dunfermline, ScotlandResearcher

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