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Robert McAslan Laing

Headstone of Cpl Robert McAslan LAING 289109. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 10SC7. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Cpl Robert McAslan LAING 289109. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Bloc …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert McAslan AWMM
  • Surname
    Laing AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 289109 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 27 Galloway St., Mornington, Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. K. Laing, 27 Galloway St., Mornington, Dunedin (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.46 Mill hand/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.46
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 10, p.46
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1981 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 61 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 10SC, Plot 7 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.46 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Disembarkation T-force [WW2 Tonga Force Disembarkation Roll], Archives NZ, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1428 (R22440224) AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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