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Robert Alexander Heares

  • Service number
    • WWII 29333 AWMM
    • POW 404Stalag 18A Wolfsberg Public - Donna Christine - Child - 6 April 2015 - Military Personal Files and private family collection
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait, Robert (Bob) Alexander Heares (29333). Image kindly provided by Bronwyn Barnard carer of Doug Graham (June 2008). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Heares AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 29333 AWMM
    • POW 404Stalag 18A Wolfsberg Public - Donna Christine - Child - 6 April 2015 - Military Personal Files and private family collection
  • 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
    Unknown AWMM 125 Wellington Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E Heares (mother), 125 Wellington Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 29333 AWMM
    • POW 404Stalag 18A Wolfsberg Public - Donna Christine - Child - 6 April 2015 - Military Personal Files and private family collection
  • Military service
    4th REINF Infantry Rifles, 24th Battalion Public - Donna Christine - Child - 6 April 2015 - Military Personal Files and family papers
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Bookbinder/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      AWMM
      With 24 Battalion AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Salonike 8B 714 ER. 18A 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 440 AWMM

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-24Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 207 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. 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

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
06 April 2015Donna ChristineAuckland, New ZealandChild
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