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Noel Willoughby Robertson

Headstone of Pte Noel Willoughby ROBERTSON 8459. Otakou Maori Cemetery, Block xx. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Pte Noel Willoughby ROBERTSON 8459. Otakou Maori Cemetery, Block xx. Image kindly provi …


Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 December 1914 BDM, births; CDForm New Zealand BDM, births; CDForm
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1939 AWMM Marine Parade, Bluff, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr John Robertson (father), Customs, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1939 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • May 1941 Battle of Crete AWMM
    • Operation Lustre AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 8459 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
    • 1939 AWMMHeight, WWII AWMM
      5 foot 4 inches AWMM
    • 1939 AWMMHair colour, WWII AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • 1939 AWMMEye colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • 1939 AWMMWeight, WWII AWMM
      10 stone AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Edith Willoughby Robbertson and John Robertson. Husband of Lillian Rosemeade Robertson (nee Waite). Family sources note they both passed away in 1976 and were buried together in the urupa at Otakou on the Otago Peninsular. (2015) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 30 November 1976 BDM, deaths; CDForm
      Age 61 AWMM
      New Zealand BDM, deaths; CDForm
    • 30 November 1976 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 61 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Otakou Maori Cemetery AWMM Block x, Plot x AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 154 AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
      2015 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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