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Robert Sizemore

Portrait from The Weekly News; 23 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait from The Weekly News; 23 July 1941 - This image may … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Sizemore AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    10261 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
    Unknown AWMM Roa, Blackball, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G. Sizemore (father), Ohai, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 AWMM
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    10261 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Gordon and Sarah Jane Sizemore, of Hamilton East, New Zealand.

    First names on CWGC are James Richard. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    CreteGreece 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
    • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
    • Hamilton War Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM

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  • Dear uncle Bob. I'm told you were a bit of a larrikin by those who knew you. Unfortunately I never got to meet you. I still feel a sense of loss
    Public - Kevin - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: 169 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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25 April 2015KevinSydney australiaOther Relative
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