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Robert Frederick Moody

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Moody AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Fred AWMM
  • Service number
    11718 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 October 1915 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 15 Mt St. John Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A. Moody (father), 15 Mt St. John Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Medical practitioner AWMM
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  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      26 May 1941 AWMM
      Remained behind as New Zealander retreated to care for the seriously wounded AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Oflag IV-C, Colditz, Saxony, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • Prisoner of War in COLDITZ with Charles Upham VC & Bar.
      Appeared with Upham on This is Your Life 198 Public - Peter - Friend - 10 August 2017 - NZ ON AIR
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1 April 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 8343 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Commanded 5 Field Ambulance from December 1939 until he was captured on Crete in May 1941. He was a prisoner of war until April 1945 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 December 1996 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes Block M Row 32 Plot 20 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Copyright "NZONSCREEN" NZ Military Heros...
    Fred Moody and Charlie Upham chatting on 'This is Your Life - Charles Upham' with Bob Parker as convenor MC, 1989.
    https://www.youtube.com/edit?video_id=vJ_W2lvApCc
    Public - Peter - Friend - 10 August 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 132 AWMM
    • Stout, T.D.M. (1956). New Zealand Medical Services in the Middle East and Italy. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.108 AWMM
    • McKinney, J. (1952). Medical units of 2NZEF in Middle East and Italy. Wellington, N.Z.: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp. 89, 104, 133, 440 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

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