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Jack Hammond Robertshaw

Wreath placed on the Cenotaph at Auckland Museum on ANZAC Day 1999 - This image may be subject to copyright

Wreath placed on the Cenotaph at Auckland Museum on ANZAC Day 1999 - This image may be subject to co …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Hammond AWMM
  • Surname
    Robertshaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZD681 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    13 December 1939 Battle of the River Plate AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    NZD681 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    19 April 1999 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



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  • Memorial name

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  • My name is Maureen. I have jacks war medals in my possession.

    He was in the navy, not the army. He was on HMNZS Achilles ship, in World War Two.

    His rank was Chief Yeoman Signals
    Service number: 681

    Jack and his wife Molly were dear friends of mine for many many years. I was very fortunate that jacks niece gave me his medals.

    In honour of Jack

    Please change it from “Army” to “Navy”
    Public - Maureen - Friend - 5 February 2021



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05 February 2021Maureen AucklandFriend

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