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Charles Frederick Robinson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Robinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 14505 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 October 1911 AWMM LytteltonChristchurch AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Care of Mr. F. Granger, Whitford AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. C. Robinson, 6 Dublin St., Lyttelton (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 14505 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    5 November 1942 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Robinson, Charles Frederick. (Ref. WO 373/22/119). Military Medal. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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  • 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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  • Lance Corporal C. F. Robinson, MM; Rakaia; born Lyttelton, 7 Oct 1911; labourer. (Source: Henderson, J. 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. p.203.)

    'A few days later a Stuka's bomb burst four yards from a vehicle loaded with ammunition, grenades, and mortar bombs. The lorry began to burn. Risking his life, Driver Robinson, of 4 RMT, extinguished the fire and saved the load and the vehicle. He later received the MM. Lance Corporal C. F. Robinson, MM; Rakaia; born Lyttelton, 7 Oct 1911; labourer.' (Source: Henderson, J. 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. p. 203.) AWMM
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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Henderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
      p.203. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.407 AWMM

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