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Robert James Hunter Holms

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Portrait of Warrant Officer Robert James Hunter Holms, 2nd New Zealand Divisional Cavalry. Image kindly provided by Holms Family (September 2019). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert James Hunter AWMM
  • Surname
    Holms AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 1219 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 October 1916 Public source FeatherstonWellington Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 1940 AWMM Waipukurau AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. A.C. Holms (father), Waipukurau AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 15 September 1939 Public Source Clerk 2NZEF Nom Roll 2
    WaipukurauHawkes Bay 2NZEF Nom Roll 2
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    24 October 1942 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
    In El Alamein AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 June 2004 Public Source
    NapierHawkes Bay Public Source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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.89 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.59 AWMM