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Robert Holder

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  H_025. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel H_025. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Holder AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ391356 AWMM
    • WWII 391356 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 April 1917 AWMM EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm Cadet/Civilian 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Charles and Kate Holder, of Broom

    His friend Douglas Stanley (NZ39944) was killed moments before in another accident

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Coleby GrangeEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bidford-on-Avon Burial Ground, Warwickshire, England AWMM Grave 217 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
04 May 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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