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Full Name
Stewart Harding
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Stewart
Surname
Harding
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
802782
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Miss Reti (cousin), Kawakawa, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Moerewa, New Zealand
Military District
Kawakawa
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date
21 July 1943
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
Nieuw Amsterdam
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 12
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 81
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
11 April 1945
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1945
Cemetery Name
Faenza War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
IV. G. 15.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Son of Peter and Ada Harding
Description of Image
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. Panels beginning with names: Hadley, Hansen, Harwood.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. Looking West. (taken in April 1999).
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. (taken in April 1999).
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 1
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 2
Additional Information
Next of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Mrs H. Penny, Parnell, Auckland
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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