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Robert James Carter

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Portrait from Weekly News; 29 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from Weekly News; 29 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert James AWMM
  • Surname
    Carter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ41570 AWMM
    • WWII 41570 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1914 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Cambridge AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ41570 AWMM
    • WWII 41570 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Carter was the son of Robert Pearce Carter and of Julia Ann Carter (nee Kerr), of Taumarunui. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Pacific 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
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Taumarunui War Memorial Hall, Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui, King Country, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 19 November 2020 - research

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2187163
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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19 November 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
19 November 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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