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Robert Menzies Lamb

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Portrait - This image may be subject to copyright AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Menzies AWMM
  • Surname
    Lamb AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    203470 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 December 1919 AWMM PaeroaHauraki District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Cullen Street, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.G. Lamb (mother), PO Box 4, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    203470 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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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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  • Only son of Gordon Peter Lamb and of Annie Gardiner Lamb (nee Menzies), of Paeroa, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Private Robert Menzies Lamb was educated at Paeroa High School and Mount Albert Grammar School. He was a keen Rugby footballer, and several times represented the Paeroa Union. Before leaving New Zealand he was engaged in the timber industry with his father in Paeroa

    Private Robert Menzies Lamb, of Paeroa, who has been reported to have died of wounds . AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya AWMM 12. A. 12 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 224 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
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