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Robert Hubert Matchitt

Sgt # 802563 Robert Hubert MATCHITT of Te Kaha11th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori BattalionWounded once, Invalided Home

Robert MATCHITT

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Hubert AWMM
  • Surname
    Matchitt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    802563 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    b. 1912 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 November 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/Robert-Matchitt
  • Place of birth
    Opotiki, Bay of Plenty Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 November 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/Robert-Matchitt
  • Birth notes
    Son of George Matchitt and Hera Rapata Rapata Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 November 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/Robert-Matchitt
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.P. Matchitt (wife), Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 21 February 1944 AWMM Married AWMM
    • 1934 Robert H MATCHITT married Harata Poiwa RANGIWAHA Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 November 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/Robert-Matchitt

Service

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  • Service number
    802563 AWMM
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Medical history

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Death

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  • Robert Hubert MATCHITT died September 19, 1977 aged 65yrs in Te Kaha
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 November 2022
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Sources

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    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 83 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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