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Robert Paul Harper

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Portrait from Powles, C.G. (1922). - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Paul AWMM
  • Surname
    Harper AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Robin AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 7/517 AWMM
    • WWII 16282 AWMM
    • WWII 3/12/1413 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 May 1887 AWMM PapanuiChristchurch AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 25 August 1914 AWMM Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Tui Hills, Geraldine, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • George Harper (father), Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs B.O. Harper (wife), 175 Peterborough Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded 4 September 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded 25 November 1917 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Discharged from NZEF, 27 August 1918.

    Joined 2 NZEF, 8 April 1940. Embarked 8 November 1940.

    Returned to NZ, 31 March 1941.

    Posted to Reserves, 26 August 1943.

    Letters from Gunner 7/516 and Gunner 7/517 is a collection of letters from Robin and his brother Gordon during World War 1. It gives details of their army careers, awards, etc. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 November 1972 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury 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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Sources

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