Robert Roy Harper Unknown date of birth - 20 May 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number10481 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM23 Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRobert Roy AWMM SurnameHarper AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number10481 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMUpholsterer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM124 Wordsworth StreetChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Emma Harper (mother)124 Wordsworth StreetChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMWidowed AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 AWMMCrete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number10481 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM23 Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Harper, of Sydenham, Canterbury, New Zealand; husband of Marjorie Olive May Harper, of Mytchett, Surrey, EnglandCWG list age at death as 37 years AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death37 AWMM Date of death20 May 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathCreteGreece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens MemorialPhaleron War CemeteryAthensGreece AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13 AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Robert Roy Harper by laying a poppy. Robert Forbes Harper Robert Paul Harper Robert Roy Harper Sydney John Harper Thomas Harper Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Robert Roy Harper Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 79 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.