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Murdo Stewart

New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 12: Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve - Ordinary Seamen, Leading Telegraphists, Telegraphists, Leading Signalman, Signalmen, Ordinary Signalmen, Engine Room Artificer Fourth Class (digital photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murdo AWMM
  • Surname
    Stewart AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 0/7421 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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 0/7421 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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 or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died whilst a prisoner of war AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Ann Stewart, of Dunedin, Otago

    Ross Lynneberg recounted in 2002 that he helped bury Murdo Stewart in Japan AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    KyushuJapan 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
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Murdo Stewart by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of Murdo Stewart

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Sunday Star Times AWMM
    Alley, O. [Ross Lynneberg]. (2002, 24 March). Sunday Star Times. A6 portraits AWMM
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