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William Robert Andrew Raeburn

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William Robert Andrew Raeburn

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Robert Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Raeburn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    265095 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 Gordon Road, Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.J. Raeburn (mother), Gordon Road, Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father of Jennifer, Christine AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 April 2013 AWMM
    Age 97 AWMM
    Te ArohaWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 April 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Dear Grandpa, I have many memories of you when I was a child. I was glad to be able to to bring my children to visit you in Kenwyn Home in Te Aroha. Always value the visits and know your daughtes Jennifer and Christine loved you very much. Rest in peace Granpa , youll never be forgotten. Passing at 97 was a great innings (grandpa loved cricket).
    Public - Karl Anthony - Other Relative - 11 April 2015
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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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald 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 107 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 April 2013 AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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12 May 2021Karl AnthonyTaupoDirect descendant
11 April 2015Karl AnthonyWaihi BeachOther Relative

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