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Robert Ropata Christie

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"Dawn Service Anzac Day Taiping (8 Members of the Orig I Bn attended). Lt BD Sinclair, Pt K Chesterfield, Pte G. Howse, Sgt G Schofield, Cpl S. Christie, Lcpl Tinerau, Lcpl Middleton." 1st Battalion, New Zealand Regiment - Scrapbook regarding Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaya, 1961 - 1963. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-26-207.

"Dawn Service Anzac Day Taiping (8 Members of the Orig I Bn attended). Lt BD Sinclair, Pt K Chesterf …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Ropata AWMM
  • Surname
    Christie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bob AWMM
    • Robert Ropata CHRISTIE Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 25 December 2020 - 1 RNZIR History annuals & Birth Deaths & Marrages.
    • "Bob" Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 25 December 2020 - 61/63 Nominal Roll (Russell) & 63/65 Nominal Roll (Foster) - 1 RNZIR History Room.
  • Service number
    • Malaya 39603 AWMM
    • Vietnam 39603 AWMM
    • W39603 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Birth
    19 December 1939 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    2 August 2019 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill AWMM Cremated AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 18 May-1 October 1965, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.151-156 AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM

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