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Robert Marsden

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Photograph of Bombardier Robert (Bob) Marsden (left), Gunner Bronson (Bill) John Barras (middle), and Sergeant Lynnsday Ernest Prouse (right) in the mud at Monte Cassino, Italy, 4 April 1944. Image kindly provided by Warren Prouse (November 2018). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
Photograph of Bombardier Robert (Bob) Marsden (left), Gunner … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Marsden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    436571 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Kaitaia, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R.M. Hester (grandmother), PO Box 28, Church Road, Kaitaia, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    436571 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father of Sandra. Service held at Kaitaia, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 April 2008 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    KaitaiaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kaitaia Public Cemetery, Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 21 April 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 88 AWMM
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