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Robert Frank Weenink

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 765 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 765 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Weenink AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/1929 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 December 1896 AWMM GreymouthGrey District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 28 Hiropi Street, Wellington South, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H. Weenink (father), South Beach, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/1929 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weenink, of South Beach, Greymouth. Brother of Henry William Weenink (41202) who was also killed in the war.

    Whilst on the Western Front he wrote on 15 June 1916 ' It is fair dinkum Coast weather, cold wet and altogether miserable' (Boyack (1989), p. 68) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Boyack, N. (1989). Behind the lines : the lives of New Zealand soldiers in the First World War. Wellington, N.Z.: Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 765 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) 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. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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