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Robert Blair Macartney


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Blair AWMM
  • Surname
    Macartney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Mac AWMM
    • Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    Malaya 38706 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
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  • Age on enlistment


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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

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About death

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  • Death
    Apr 2012 AWMM
    FoxtonManawatu AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    The Services Cemetery, The Avenue, Levin AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Passed away peacefully after a short illness, surrounded by his family. Loved husband of Nola. Loved father and father in law of Lyndal, Joanne and Tony, Jason and Tracey, and Kerry. Loved and respected step dad to Stephen (Melbourne), Glenn (Levin) and Ross Bovey (Brisbane) Loved friend of Rena. Loved Granddad to his seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Loved former husband of Marlene, and loved by all his family in Australia. A Funeral Service for Bob will be held at St Mary’s Anglican Church. Cambridge Street, Levin on Wednesday 7th September 2011, at 2.00pm.Followed by Interment at The Services Cemetery, The Avenue, Levin AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • Nominal Roll 2NZ Regiment 1959-1961. Kindly provided by Alan (Archie) Dawson February 2021. AWMM
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 1 1958-1961 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM

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