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Robert George Houghton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert George AWMM
  • Surname
    Houghton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 444165 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 30 Collingwood Street, Ngaio, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I.F. Houghton (mother), 30 Collingwood Street, Ngaio, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 444165 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Houghton was the son of Robert Henry James Houghton and of Ivy Florence Clayton Houghton (nee Creagh), of Ngaio, Wellington.

    Lost in action in Balikpapan during an ambush. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 1945 AWMM
    Age 21 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
    Labuan Memorial, Labuan War Cemetery, Sabah, Malaysia AWMM

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  • Robert you died far too young. You never got to meet your cousin Ron - my father

    I am Robert's 2nd Cousin.
    Public - Matk - Other relative - 9 September 2021
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2562101
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Wigzell, F.A. (2001). New Zealand Army involvement, special operations Australia : South West Pacific World War II. Durham, England: Pentland Press. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 46 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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09 September 2021MatkNew Plymouth New Zealand Other relative

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