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Stanley Ian Cameron

Group, 2 soldiers: Ian Cameron (L) and Jack Kirkwood (R), Fiji. - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, 2 soldiers: Ian Cameron (L) and Jack Kirkwood (R), Fiji. - This image may be subject to copyr …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley Ian AWMM
  • Surname
    Cameron AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ian AWMM
  • Service number
    806 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 July 1912 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Nov 1936 AWMM Relieving Staff, Chief Post Office, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.R.J. Cameron (father), Kairaki Beach, Kaiapoi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War Nov 1936 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Relieving Postmaster/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Appendicitis AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Malaria AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Sceptic leg AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • In 1938, NZ Post telegraphists were invited to join the Royal Naval Reserves (RNR). Ian joined and by the outbreak of war was fully trained.

    Served "on loan" to the Defence Department.

    Served overseas with other NZ Post telegraphists from the Royal NZ Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNZNVR), September 1939 - January 1946.

    Papers relating to "loan" from P&T Department on file. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    10 April 1994 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    KamoNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM MAB Plot 0648 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Northern Advocate, 11 April 1994 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Northern Advocate AWMM
      Death notice: Northern Advocate, 11 April 1994 AWMM

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