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Robert Anthony Covic

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Anthony AWMM
  • Surname
    Covic AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ427035 AWMM
    • WWII 427035 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 January 1924 Martyn GisborneNew Zealand Martyn
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. E. Covic of Napier AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Flight Sergeant/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
    • Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 July 1942 Martyn Clerk/Civilian Martyn
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Covic was the son of Ivan Covic and Edith Mabel Covic (nee Rickard), of Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

    Attended Gisborne High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    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
    Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM

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  • Rest in peace great Uncle.
    Your inspiration and faith, I know was passed on to my father Les (your twin), who missed you greatly and carried on your legacy.
    Public - Grant - Other relative - 26 April 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.146 AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Co - Dy. Archives New Zealand (R17845609) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Missing - United Kingdom, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845745) AWMM

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26 April 2020GrantAucklandOther relative

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