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Robert Angus John Potts



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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Angus John AWMM
  • Surname
    Potts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 575433 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 February 1908 Public source StratfordTaranaki Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 135 Rutene Road, Gisborne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs J.H. Potts (wife) 62 Glenmore Road, Wellington AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    Mrs J. H. Potts AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 575433 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 Unknown 2NZEF Nom Roll 9 Salesman/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 9
    GisborneNew Zealand 2NZEF Nom Roll 9
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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

Biographical information

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  • Robert Angus John Potts (575433), Clement Alexander Potts (297850), Gordon Ernest Potts (5300) and Ronald Campbell Potts (244977) were brothers who all served in WW2 and were sons of Minnie May Rogers and William Robert Potts. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    26 December 1950 Public Source
    Age 42 AWMM
    GisborneNew Zealand Public Source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson road, Gisbourne District, New Zealand AWMM Plot 6, Block RSA AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Heya Uncle Jack. I call into the Stratford Arcade often and give Uncle Clem a hello just to let him know he is not forgot just as you and Uncles Ron & Gordon or GRANDAD HERBERT who could only serve in the homeguard because of his injury. Love you man and ALL the guys from WW2 & WW1 who gave us what we have today. R.I.P , Love, Rodney.
    Public - Rodney Allan - Other relative - 22 June 2016



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.321 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 September 2017RossBulls NZOther relative
22 June 2016Rodney AllanHaweraOther relative

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