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Robert Charles Howe

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Howe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 927173 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 September 1937 AWMM AWMM
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  • 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2/Regular Military Service Radio Technician/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Born in Hendon, Middlesex, England. Worked as a Radio Technician with the New Zealand Broadcasting Service in Dunedin prior to enlistment. Specialisation in the Air Force was as an aircrew Navigator.

    Last served with Headquarters, Air Command, Royal New Zealand Air Force, Auckland 1999. 40 years total military experience in various command and staff positions.

    'My two sons both served in the RNZAF, the eldest, Martin, had a full supply career and served in Antarctica and East Timor. He retired as a Warrant Officer. The younger, Warren, served three years as an Aircraft Technician and went on to a career as an airline pilot. My wife Diana came from an Air force family. Her father was an RAF engineer who served in India before WW2 and in North Africa during WW2. In 1960 he was serving in Singapore which is where Diana and I met and married.' AWMM
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Death

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Sources

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  • External links
  • 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