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Full Name
Stanley Charles Hooper
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Stanley Charles
Surname
Hooper
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
67421
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Shepherd
Next of Kin
Mr W. Hooper (father), Te Araroa, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
c/o E.J. Stock, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand
Military District
Gisborne
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 101
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
2 November 1942
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
I. H. 10.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Stanley Charles Hooper was the son of Walter and Ngatai Hooper, of Te Araroa, Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman.

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