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Robert Glegg Gilbert

Headstone of 2nd Lieut Robert Glegg GILBERT 9612. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 11A5. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of 2nd Lieut Robert Glegg GILBERT 9612. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Glegg AWMM
  • Surname
    Gilbert AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 9612 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 1940 AWMM 1 Robinson St., Dunedin S.W. 1 AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. R. Gilbert, 1 Robinson St., Dunedin S.W. 1 (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 9612 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.70 Hospital attendant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.70
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.70
  • 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
    28 June 1971 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 56 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 11A, Plot 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Hello, I am interested in finding out whether Robert Glegg Gilbert was a friend of my grand-father's, who served in 27 MG Bn in World War Two. I have a photo that I am trying to match to the person (all we know is that his first name was "Bob"), which I am happy to provide if contributors in this forum are interested in making contact.
    Public - Ross - 5 May 2018
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  • Well, do you remember the helmet you wore in the second world was well, my Dad currently owns it.
    Don't worry, he is taking very good care of it :)

    Rest in peace
    Public - Cargan - Researcher - 23 October 2017
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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.70 AWMM

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05 May 2018RossWellington, New ZealandOther
23 October 2017CarganNew Zealand, AucklandResearcher
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