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Meryl Terrance Stafford Dew

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Meryl Terrance Stafford AWMM
  • Surname
    Dew AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22749 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 April 1916 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
    Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o District School, Narrowneck, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W.S. Dew (father), 97 Black's Road, Opoho, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married Miss Cecilia Keating of Greystone at Seven Oaks Kent in 1944 Public - john - 10 March 2021 - SOURCE Papers Past 29th Aug 1944, Auckland Star P3

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • General Staff Officer grade 3 (GSO3) of 2 NZEF HQ (UK), 1940.

    Liason Officer of 210 British Military Mission, 1942.

    Second-in-Command (2 I/C) of 24 Infantry Battalion, 8 December 1943 - 27 January 1944. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    8 August 1978 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • 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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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 50 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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