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Robert C. Kircher

Portrait of Robert Cecil Kircher, 66181 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Gino Demeer 1100-7239. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Robert Cecil Kircher, 66181 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Gino Demeer 1100-7239. CC-BY-N …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert C. AWMM
  • Surname
    Kircher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 66181 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
    WW2 62 Fir St., Avondale, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.J. Kircher (father), 62 Fir St., Avondale, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 66181 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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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  • Member of the Auckland RSA. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • Grandpa was a kind, wise, gentle, brilliant man who finally shared his story with us in his memoir, Grandpa's War. Loved and missed. Grandfather to Cathy (Catherine) Great-grandfather to Leo (Leonardo).
    Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 17 July 2017
  • Beloved Grandfather/Great-Grandfather and friend to Gregor, Donna, Juliet, Mia and Sam MacDonald. A great man.
    Public - Gregor Edward - Direct descendant - 12 November 2016



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Kircher, Robert C, Papers, 1940-1945; 2014, Auckland War Memorial Museum, MS-2015-17 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM


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17 July 2017CatherineAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
12 November 2016Gregor EdwardAuckland New ZealandDirect descendant

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