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Stephen Henry Tolley

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Portrait, leaning against the railing - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, leaning against the railing - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stephen Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Tolley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    427034 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1918 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 August 1942 AWMM 14 Elizabeth Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Tolley (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • El Hamma AWMM
    • Monte Cassino AWMM
    • Sangro River AWMM
    • Orsogna AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    427034 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Hopu Hapu - Haywards Camp AWMM
    • Maadi AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Seaman AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Shrapnel wounds at Cassino. Was admitted to Hospital at Bari. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Diabetes plus myocardial infarction AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1982 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Section. Area 1. Block ROW G Lot No 9 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • HI MY NAME IS TIM AND I AM YOUR GREAT GRANDCHILD.
    Public - TIM MAHONY - Direct descendant - 28 May 2016
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  • I always like to look you up when I come the museum and look at your photos. I still wear your medals to school times.
    Public - Toby - Direct descendant - 28 May 2016
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  • remembering my very brave Grandad always, especially on ANZAC day. Kia kaha Grandad xxxx
    Public - Jacqui - Other Relative - 21 April 2015
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  • Remembering our Father on this special Anzac Day the 100 year anniversary of Gallipolli You were a brave young soldier Dad. Our love Alan Jan Elaine xxx
    Public - Jan - Child - 21 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 400 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 May 2016TIM MAHONYAUCKLAND NZDirect descendant
28 May 2016TobyNew ZealandDirect descendant
21 April 2015Jacqui Auckland, New ZealandOther Relative
21 April 2015JanAuckland New ZealandChild

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