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Maurice Maxwell Robertson

In his army uniform probably taken when he was based in Maadi, Cairo, Egypt

Maurice Maxwell Robertson

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Maxwell AWMM
  • Surname
    Robertson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26118 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 December 1918 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 34 Almorah Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs C. Roberstson (mother), 34 Almorah Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Sir Carrick and Lady Robertson, Parents Public - John Struan - Child - 24 April 2020 - Personal knowledge
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26118 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    18 October 1945 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Robertson, Maurice Maxwell. (Ref. WO 373/14/229). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Student/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Rosemary; father of Carrick, Anna, John, Louise, Julia

    Maj M. M. Robertson, MC, m.i.d.; Pio Pio; born Auckland, 28 Dec 1918; agricultural student; comd 34 Bty, 7 A-Tk Regt, Feb-Jun 1945. (Source: Murphy, W.E. 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. p.486.) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    20 September 2008 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    Te KuitiWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 September 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • My Dad was very brave at such a young age to enlist for war. I was so glad that he returned from being a soldier after five long years to marry his sweet heart (our mother)and for us five children to have had such a wonderful life growing up on the farm at Paemako, Piopio
    Public - Carrick Blair - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 302 AWMM
    • Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.486, 696, 711-12, 720. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2020Carrick BlairOkere Falls, RotoeuaDirect descendant
24 April 2020John StruanPiopioChild

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