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Stanley Lawson

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Heinrich, M. (ca. 1915) Frank Perkins (left) and female impersonator Stanley Lawson. Portrait of Stanley Lawson (3/1172) and Frank Perkins posing for the New Zealand Concert Party for a German photographer in Mulheim an der Ruhr. Stanley Lawson is dressed as a female in a wig, dress and high heels. Auckland War Memorial Museum call no. D570 E8 M956. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Heinrich, M. (ca. 1915) Frank Perkins (left) and female impersonator Stanley Lawson. Portrait of Sta …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Lawson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Stan AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 3/1172 AWMM
    • WWII 31178 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 April 1894 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Anderson's Bay Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Eleanor Lawson (mother), 625 Anderson's Bay Road, Musselburgh, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • A female impersonator in the "Digger Pierrots" of the New Zealand Army in the First World War.

    Stated his date of birth as 7 April 1900 in Second World War embarkation form. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    13 May 1972 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
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Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 409 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait 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
      p.108 AWMM
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