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Robert Sainsbury

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Sainsbury AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1670 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    24 April 1917 Public - Noel - Child - 6 February 2019 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Nelson, New Zealand Public - Noel - Child - 6 February 2019 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    Second son of Claud Russell Sainsbury and Amy Elizabeth Sainsbury (nee Sherratt) Public - Noel - Child - 6 February 2019 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 7 Cornwall Park Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Wool Broker with Dalgety's NZ Ltd Public - Noel - Child - 6 February 2019 - Family papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.R. Sainsbury (father), Wairoa, 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
    1670 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Germany 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

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
    31 May 2001 Public - Noel - Child - 6 February 2019 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    84 Public - Noel - Child - 6 February 2019 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Heretaunga, Wellington, New Zealand Public - Noel - Child - 6 February 2019 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Akatarawa Cemetery, Upper Hutt Public - Noel - Child - 6 February 2019 - Family papers
  • 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
  • Documents
    • 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 159 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

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06 February 2019NoelNew ZealandChild
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