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Robert Benjamin Edwards

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Edwards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ1065 AWMM
    • WWII NZD1065 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

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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 Edwards was the son of Benjamin Thomas Edwards and of Charlotte Edwards (nee Wilcocks), of Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Alice Amelia Edwards, of Takapuna, Auckland.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 June 1944 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    ScotlandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery, Inverness-shire, Scotland AWMM Sec. H. 14. Class 7. Grave 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, (ex RSA Roll, on a boulder), The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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20 November 2018Ian J Carlisle, England, United Kingdom.Researcher

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