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Robert Maynard Gurr

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Maynard AWMM
  • Surname
    Gurr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob Gurr AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 800117 AWMM
    • Vietnam 30142 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 October 1921 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 518 Dominion Rd., Mt. Eden, Auckland AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM 518 Dominion Rd., Mt. Eden, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. R.M. Gurr, 518 Dominion Rd., Mt. Eden, Auckland (f) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. B. Gurr, 35 Tintern Ave., Toorak, Melbourne, Australia (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.52 Soldier/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.52
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.52
    • WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.39 Soldier/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.39
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.39
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Whangarei High School, Royal Military College Duntroon and the British Army Staff College Camberley. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    27 January 2010 AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.52 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.39 AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • Subritzky, M. (1990). The Subritzky legend. Waikanae, N.Z.: Heritage Press. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
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