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Robert Henry Shapcott

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Shapcott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1379 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
    Unknown AWMM Retaruke, Kaitieke, Raurimu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H. Shapcott (father), 7 Farm Road, Northland, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1379 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry and Sophia Frances Shapcott, of 7, Farm Rd., Northland, Wellington, New Zealand. Native of Melbourne, Australia.

    Private Shapcott was reported as Missing in Action 2-24 May 1915. He was probably killed on Dead Man's Ridge (Pope's Hill) in an attack on Baby 700. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Quinns PostGallipoli AWMM
  • 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
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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  • Robert was my Grandmother's brother. I never knew my Grandmother or Grandfather as both had died before I was born. His untimely death I am remembering on this 100th anniversary of Armistice day Oct 2018. Tony M
    Public - Anthony - Other relative - 29 October 2018
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 654 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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30 September 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
29 October 2018AnthonyAuckland NZOther relative

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