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Horton Oliphant Stewart

Portrait from The Weekly News; 9 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 9 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Horton Oliphant AWMM
  • Surname
    Stewart AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 4183 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Mataatua AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1907 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 32 Landing Road, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Airline Evelyn Stewart (wife), 32 Landing Road, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 4183 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Albert Oliphant Stewart and of Adeline Celia Stewart (nee McKay), of Whakatane; husband of Arline Evelyn Stewart nee Waugh married 1929, of Whakatane. He had a daughter.

    Father of Denice

    Wife's name misspelt on the Nominal Roll AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    27 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    Suda BayCrete AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 15. B. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • It is a honour and a privilige to have a direct descendant that served in the great war. I truely appreaciate the sacrifices you made for me and our next generation. Your name will never be forgotten and will live on in our memories forever. Ka nui te aroha kia koe great uncle moe mai ra.
    Public - Eparaima - Other relative - 20 July 2021
  • "Granddad!" Thankyou "AM" for such a functional site and the opportunity to contribute about our ancestor, to remember him.
    Public - Kerry James - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
  • A time to mourn, a time to remember, a time to reflect upon the sacrifices of those who lost their lives so that we who are left to grow old may fulfil our dreams and aspirations. Tangi hotu nei te ngakau mou kua wehe atu ra. Fondly remembered uncle Horton by your grand niece and mokopuna of your beloved sister Hineroa. Arohanui na drinA. ❤️💙❤️
    Public - Drina - Other Relative - 8 April 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 May 2022Ian BanlsTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
20 July 2021Eparaima Auckland New Zealand Other relative
23 April 2015Kerry JamesDunedinOther Relative
08 April 2015DrinaAucklandOther Relative

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