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Cyril Henry Brant Robinson

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Portrait, Brant Robinson taken in 1940. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Brant Robinson taken in 1940. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril Henry Brant AWMM
  • Surname
    Robinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Robby AWMM
    • Brant AWMM
  • Service number
    4710 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Crete AWMM
      Sfakia, Crete AWMM
      1 June 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Dulag 183/Frontstalag 183, Salonika, modern day Thessaloniki, Greece AWMM
      Crete, Greece AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag 383 (previously Oflag III-C), Hofenfells, Bavaria 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
    • Stalag VIIIB (23403) at Lamsdorf, Germany AWMM
    • 383 (2731) Hohenfels, Germany AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • On a visit to the Auckland Museum in June 2012 Mr Robinson said that the worst thing about being a POW is you don't know how long it is going to be.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999.

    Brant Robinson celebrated his 102nd Birthday on the 21st of January 2020. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 August 2022 AWMM
    Age 104 AWMM
  • 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • 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
      p.154 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the service person. AWMM

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