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George Mcfarlane Stewart

George Mcfarlane Stewart - This image may be subject to copyright

George Mcfarlane Stewart - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Mcfarlane AWMM
  • Surname
    Stewart AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    68264 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 Bowlers Road, Te Aroha, Hauraki Plains, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F.E. Stewart (mother), Goulds Road, Waihou, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    68264 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Stewart, and of Flora Ellen Stewart, of Mangaiti.

    Next of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Mrs F.E. Stewart, Waihou AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 September 1943 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 6. 16. 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
    • Borough of Te Aroha, 1939-1945. Kenrick Street, Te Aroha. AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Corporal Stewart, along with the Platoon Commander and Private Thomas Percy Cooper volunteered to get the wounded from the tight corner in which they were caught on Vella Lavella Island (Solomons). In carrying out this most courageous act, both Corporal Stewart and Private Cooper were killed. The A company withdrew and spent the night with B and C Companies. It is unknown whether Corporal Stewart or Private Cooper received a posthumous award for bravery?
    Public - Moya - Other Relative - 30 June 2015
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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/2385102
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 134 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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30 June 2015MoyaAucklandOther Relative

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