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Full Name
Stewart Hook
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Stewart
Surname
Hook
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
65424
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr I. Hook (father), Wairoa, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Ohinemutu, New Zealand
Military District
Rotorua
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 166
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
1 August 1944
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1944
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Bolsena War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
III, A, 5.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Stewart Hook was the son of Ipu and Tahere Hook; nephew of Stewart Smith, of Whakaki, Hawke's Bay.
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 11 October 1944
Further References
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • The Weekly News 1944
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)

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