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Robert William Heine

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Heine AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41328 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 September 1917 AWMM MoutereTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 233 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J.C. Heine (father), Upper Moutere, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41328 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    22 July 1943 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Heine, Robert William. (Ref. WO 373/25/470). Military Medal. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Heine was the son of Joseph Heine and of Johanna Heine (nee Drogemuller), of Upper Moutere, Nelson, New Zealand.

    'Several awards were made to members of the battalion for services in the recent operations. They were:
    DSO, Lieutenant-Colonel Morten and Major Morrison
    MC, Captain Norman and Lieutenant Williams
    MM, WO II L. Hampton, Sergeant L. G. Mendelssohn, Corporal J. A. Glover, Lance-Corporal R. W. Heine and Private J. L. Leckie

    ' (Source: Puttick, E. 25 Battalion. p. 311.) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bari War Cemetery, Italy AWMM XIV. E. 26. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Upper Moutere War Memorial, (moved), Tasman District, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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