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Robert Wilson Derrick Forbes

New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 8: Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve - Sub-Lieutenants Read - Watts, Lieutenant Commanders (A), Lieutenants (A), Sub - Lieutenants (A) - Adams - Hayward (digital photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Wilson Derrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Forbes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • 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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  • Derrick Forbes was the son of John and Jean Forbes of Christchurch. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    27 July 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Orkney IslandsScotland AWMM
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
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