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Stanley John Lester

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley John AWMM
  • Surname
    Lester AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 41434 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 January 1914 AWMM WestportBuller District 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
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 41434 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Stanley Lester was the son of John and Catherine Agatha Lester, of Murchison, Nelson, New Zealand.

    Selected for Royal Air Force Short Service Commission and embarked for UK on 25 August 1938. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Europe 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
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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  • Stanley John Lester was born on 14.1.1914
    Public - Ngaire Hart - Other Relative - 17 May 2015
    Report 

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
27 April 2019JeniferWairarapaResearcher
17 May 2015Ngaire HartBrisbane, AustraliaOther Relative

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