(Service number 28943)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date 19 March 1889 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 436 St Asaph Street, Christchurch
Occupation Clerk (NZ Railways)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin James STEVENSON (father), Waituna Station, Waimate; Main North Road, Temuka (Rural delivery)
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 21st Reinforcements, Specialist Company, Signal Section
Date 21 January 1917
Transport Ulimaroa or Waitemata
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Railway Employee


Date 22 March 1964 Age 75 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Oamaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Block 117, Plot 17
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Paul Hugh Stevenson was born on 19 March 1889 at Dunedin, the youngest son of James and Jane (Jean, née Buchanan) Stevenson. He was educated for some years at Duntroon School. Sergeant P. H. Stevenson, 28943, of Temuka, returned to New Zealand per the “Arawa” (Draft No. 244), reaching Lyttelton about 12 May 1919. He married Winifred Edith Hemings in 1922.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [31 May 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [01 June 2020]; New Zealand Times, 29 April 1919 (Papers Past) [26 May 2020]; Oamaru Cemetery headstone transcription [02 June 2020]

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