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Robert Leslie Byrne

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Byrne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5422 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 May 1914 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
    Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 September 1939 AWMM 7 Cornwall Park Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G.J. Byrne (brother), 38 Eldon Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Lamsdorf x Camp 383 x 183 AWMM
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      1 May 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag 383, Hohenfels, Bavaria, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1 June 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    7481 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Admitted to NZ Hospital, Folkestone, England. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland Domain, an Olive Tree (Olea europaea) planted close to the Auckland War Memorial Museum in the grounds of the Auckland Domain commemorates those who fought on Crete in 1941. AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 31 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM