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Elena Katherine Robertson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Elena Katherine AWMM
  • Surname
    Robertson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Sutherland AWMM
    • Elena Katherine Sutherland AWMM
  • Service number
    72087 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 December 1908 AWMM InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 4 December 1941 AWMM 35 Lewis Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Roberston (father), 35 Lewis Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 22 December 1941 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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Cashier/Civilian AWMM
    InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart attack AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Elena married Fred Sutherland (42371) who served in Egypt and Italy. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    13 November 1978 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Eastern Cemetery, Tay Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Southland Times AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.30 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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