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Robert William Wallace

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  • Service number
    • Malaya 35393 AWMM
    • 35392 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Wallace AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 35393 AWMM
    • 35392 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 September 1933 Public source RotoruaBay of Plenty Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 35393 AWMM
    • 35392 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Son of Linsay, Avis Wallace; Husband of Diane; Father of Julie, Lindsay, Hiria, Dianne, Huggy

    Bob was a foundation member of the NZMVA Eastern Bay of Plenty Branch.

    In his service days he was a Regular Force Cadet and served in Malaya with the Transport Platoon, INZRegt 1961-63, the "Pearce Battalion".

    (Death notice Regt No 35352, NZGSM Roll 35393) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    3 February 2013 Death Notice
    RuatokiBay of Plenty Death Notice
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Tauarau Marae, Ruatoki AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 5 February 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM

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