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Robert John Carnie

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Carnie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Carnie was the husband of Ursula; son of Ian and Joyce Carnie; father of Kurt, Keith and Tim.

    United Nations service in Kosovo and Siberia

    He was New Zealand's first helicopter pilot

    Served aboard the Royal Marine Commando Carrier HMS Bulwark and also HMS Ark Royal

    After leaving the services he worked as a Helicopter Pilot and Safety Officer with Helicopters New Zealand and Bow Helicopters and in Canada as an Aviation Air Safety Consultant winning awards from the Canadian and US governments

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    3 March 2011 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
    AlbertaCanada 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: The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8 March 2011, p. B6. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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