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Robert Erickson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Erickson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    34371 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 October 1912 AWMM NorsewoodManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
    Norsewood, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 20 Terrace Gardens, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Erickson (mother), Rehutai, Dargaville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 01 Jul 1940-31 March 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    34371 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Timber Orderman/Civilian AWMM
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  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 Failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 December 1993 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 2 January 1994 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cody, J. (1961). New Zealand Engineers. Middle East. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy at
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Engr.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.142 AWMM
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