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Robert Joseph Marsh

Gravestone, Botley Cemetery (photograph Gabrielle Fortune 2006) - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Marsh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob Marsh AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ437320 AWMM
    • WWII 437320 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
  • 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
    Nelson, New Plymouth, Rotorua AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 May 1943 AWMM Engineering/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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Marsh was the son of H. E. Marsh and Grace Winifred Marsh, of Auckland.

    Attended Papatoetoe Primary School and Otahuhu Technical High School. Played football.

    Plane crashed during training. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 December 1944 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Botley Cemetery, North Hinksey Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England AWMM Plot H/3. Grave 78. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
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