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Robert Duncan Cleary

  • Service number
    • WWII 4620 AWMM
    • WWII NZD4620 AWMM
    • WWII NZ4620 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    Cleary AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 4620 AWMM
    • WWII NZD4620 AWMM
    • WWII NZ4620 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 4620 AWMM
    • WWII NZD4620 AWMM
    • WWII NZ4620 AWMM
  • Military service
    Royal New Zealand Navy Record Book of Naval Personnel (R21346617)
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Telegraphist Navy Demobilisation R21465798
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    22 November 1980 RNZN Communicators Association
  • 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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM

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