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Robert James Goodison

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert James AWMM
  • Surname
    Goodison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 11607 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 July 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    C/o Public Works Department, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.M. Goodison (mother), Kirikopuni, Dargaville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 11607 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 Jean for 58 years; father Ian and two daughters

      President and then vice-patron of the Sappers Association.

      Spent 50 years promoting and administering yachting and was awarded the New Zealand 1990 commemorative medal by the Queen for services to yachting. AWMM
    • Brother of Henry Douglas Goodison [429074] and John William Goodison, [4210359], both R.N.Z.A.F. and Martin Omega Goodison, 24533, who also served. Public - Dale - Researcher - 9 August 2019 - 2nd N.Z.E.F. Nominal Rolls, the BDM Index, Wikitree.com and Myheritage.com
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Death

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  • Death
    1 April 2002 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 20-21 April 2002, A27 portrait

    Obituary: Northern Advocate, ( 27 Apr 2002 ) : p.2 , Portrait AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Sappers Association (NZ) Incorporated
    http://www.sappers.org.nz/
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    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 71 AWMM

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