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Robert Maxwell

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Maxwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16314 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 November 1887 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R.S. Maxwell (mother), Beautiful Valley, Geraldine, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16314 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) AWMM
    DCM. London Gazette, 26 June 1918, p7567: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in connection with military operations culminating in the capture of Jerusalem. He advanced for 500 yards to an advanced post under heavy shell, machine gun and rifle fire to rescue a wounded comrade. Although he had to cross a very exposed piece of ground, he succeeded in bringing the wounded man back to our lines, displaying magnificent coolness and courage. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert Taylor Maxwell and Sarah Way Maxwell of Beautiful Valley, Geraldine, New Zealand

    Moeraki then transhipped to "Mooltan" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria AWMM E 23 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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